Bone Spavin Researchers: Alcohol Joint Fusion Effective (AAEP 2010)

Bone spavin in horses, or osteoarthritis of the distal tarsal (lower hock) joints, is a "common cause of equine lameness, resulting in lost training days and limiting affected horses' careers," says James Carmalt, MA, VetMB, MVetSc, FRCVS, Dipl. ABVP, ACVS, associate professor of Large Animal Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan, in Canada. He discussed the results of a recent small study on

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