Carry That Weight: Lameness in Pregnant Mares

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Lameness is not an uncommon condition in pregnant mares. But does pregnancy itself make a horse more prone to lameness?

"Any horse can become lame while pregnant, but pregnancy does not make lameness more likely as a single factor," said Sarah Sampson, DVM, a WSU clinical instructor of equine surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. "They can step on a nail, cut themselves, or become

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