Hock Joint Mechanics: Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium

“One of the most frequent sites of lameness is the hock joint,” said Hilary Clayton, BVMS, PhD, MRCVS, Mary Anne McPhail Dressage Chair in Equine Sports Medicine at Michigan State University (MSU), in her presentation “A New Look at the Hock Joint” at the 2003 Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium in Louisville, Ky. “Various shoeing modifications are used with the objective of modifying hock motion

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