Aortic Valve Prolapse Prevalence in Horses Determined by Type, Duration of Training, ACVIM 2009

Certain levels and durations of training may predispose horses to aortic valve prolapse (AVP), said Gayle Hallowell, MA, VetMB, CertVA, Dipl. ACVIM-LAIM (large animal internal medicine), MRCVS, who presented research findings at the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, held June 3-6 in Montréal, Quebec.

To date, the prevalence of aortic valve prolapse in the horse

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