Compensating for Lameness; Not What You Thought

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When a horse is lame, he often seems to be changing his gait in the diagonal limb to compensate. Recent research has shown this to be true, but the manner in which the horse does this is surprising.

Research was conducted at the McPhail Equine Performance Center at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Often in hind limb lameness diagnosis, veterinarians look for a

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