Stifle Abnormalities in Cutting Horses: Not So Bad, Says Study (AAEP 2010)

Radiographs of a horse's limb joints are an important part of the pre-purchase examination for any performance prospect; the goal is to find any problems that might cause lameness down the road. However, it appears that in cutting horses at least, certain lesions seen on radiographs of the stifle joint just don't hurt a horse's performance as much as many have thought. Myra Barrett, DVM, MS, Dipl.

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