Breaks At Birth

In humans you tape them. In dogs you can fix them with a cage that fits outside the chest. But in foals, cracked or fractured ribs can be hard to find, present no easy solutions, and can be life-threatening.

Each winter and spring as foals are born, a small percentage--maybe one in 500--will be born with one or more ribs that are cracked or broken. That condition can be difficult to find

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