Recurring Splints

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On the list of injuries a horse might acquire, "popping a splint" is considered, at most, an inconvenience that requires laying the affected horse off his normal routine. However, when it keeps happening, that little inconvenience can become a major nuisance and perhaps a surgical problem. Where the "popped splint," or splint exostosis, occurs along the length of the bone is the key to

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