AAEP Convention 2005: The Science of Lameness

Both horse owners and veterinarians spend a lot of time observing horses for lameness, but not all observers perceive lameness the same. Sometimes this is because of a less than clear understanding of equine biomechanics. Researchers such as Florian Buchner, DMV, PhD, an equine orthopedic surgeon at the University of Vienna, are seeking to better explain how the horse moves when sound and

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