Horse Recovers From Debilitating Lameness With Three-Pronged Strategy

Lame and in great discomfort, an 18-year-old Thoroughbred gelding came to Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center barely able to walk. The horse's problem stemmed from a breakdown of both of his hind limb suspensory ligaments (the ligaments supporting the fetlock joints so they do not drop toward the ground).

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