"Cribbing Rings" Give Stall Walls and Fences a Break

A relatively new procedure to remedy cribbing in horses is performed by some equine practitioners. Kate Christensen, DVM, with Neuse River Veterinary Hospital in Wendell, N.C., practices the innovative procedure, which is the insertion of "cribbing rings" into the horse's gums to discourage cribbing. The new procedure is much less invasive than a myectomy (surgically removing part of the

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