Anatomy & Physiology
Want to know how your horse’s body works? Here’s a look inside equine anatomy and physiology.
The lower limb is the most common site of lameness in English-discipline sport horses, one veterinarian says.
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Researchers evaluated if vets could use blood protein levels to distinguish surgical from nonsurgical colic.
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Osteolysis (dissolving of bone) of the coffin bone is an early sign of laminitis development.
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- Diagnosing Lower Limb Lameness in Sport Horses
- Abnormal Regurgitation
- GI Complications Associated with Elective General Anesthesia
- Blood Protein to Diagnose Surgical vs. Nonsurgical Colic
- Coffin Bone Loss, Remodeling Associated with Laminitis
- British Olympic Eventer Retired due to Cardiac Condition
- Diagnosing Unusual Hock Lameness
- Assessing Proximal Metatarsal Lameness in Sport Horses
- Horse Health Concerns: Equine Rhinitis Virus and Coronavirus
- Infographic: How Ammonia Impacts Your Horse
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