Free Report

Lameness (AAEP Convention 2011)

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The latest developments in equine lameness research were discussed during the 2011 AAEP Convention in San Antonio, Texas. Equine lameness can strike joints, bones, and/or soft tissues in a horse's leg, and extensive research into treatment of equine lameness is ongoing.

This free report includes several key equine lameness research developments discussed during the event. Topics included: the use of platelet-rich plasma and acellular bone marrow for tendon/ligament injuries, microstructural alterations and navicular bone degeneration, humeral stress fracture location's effect on racing, combination use of Bute and Banamine discussion, bone marrow-derived stem cells, intravenous PBZ dosing, and pastern lucencies’ effect on racing performance.