Navicular Disease: Early Intervention and Long-Term Care

Learn about diagnosis and management of navicular horses and get your questions answered.

Learn about diagnosis and management of navicular horses and get your questions answered.

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About the Experts

Torri Maxwell, DVM

Torri Maxwell, DVM, works with Dechra Veterinary products. Her current area of medical focus is pursuing new and unique pharmaceutical therapies. A lifelong competitive horse person, Maxwell graduated in 1999 from the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. In private practice, she focused on lameness and diminished competitive performance in horses.

Duncan Peters, DVM, MS

Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP, is the co-owner and founder of East-West Equine Sports Medicine and focuses his practice on locomotor pathology and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of sport horse health for optimum performance. A University of California, Davis, graduate, Peters has also served as as director of the Clinical Equine Sports Medicine Program and associate professor of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. An FEI veterinarian, he was member of the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games' veterinary commission. Peters is an active horse owner and competes hunter-jumpers.