Veterinarians have tools to help them make educated judgments about lamenesses, their causes, and prognoses.
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February 11, 2014
Veterinarians have tools to help them make educated judgments about lamenesses, their causes, and prognoses.... Read More
July 15, 2013
What is the best way to treat ringbone in horses?... Read More
February 05, 2011
A mix of veterinarians and farriers discussed ringbone-related (a degenerative disease of the pastern and coffin joints) lameness and using MRI to better diagnosis foot lameness at a Table Topic discussion on foot lameness conducted at the 2010 ... Read More
November 01, 2010
Thanks to advancements in treatment, ringbone is no longer Âautomatically career-ending.... Read More
September 11, 2010
Imagine that after a thorough prepurchase examination, your veterinarian turns to you and says the horse has sidebone, meaning his lateral and medial cartilages of the foot that have "ossified," or hardened into bone. What should you do? ... Read More
November 26, 2009
A 6-year-old Thoroughbred that was abandoned with a gaping wound in his head has recovered from his injury and found a permanent home at Equine Voices Rescue in Green Valley, Ariz.
September 01, 2007
Can bone spurs be surgically removed, as in osteochondritis dissecans cases? ... Read More
May 01, 2005
Q: My 17-year-old Arab gelding has been diagnosed with ringbone. His granddam and another of her offspring also had this disease. What exactly is ringbone? Is it hereditary? What is its cause? My veterinarian has done an exam an... Read More
July 01, 2003
Ringbone and sidebone are two closely related orthopedic problems of the lower limbs common in working horses.... Read More
February 01, 2002
My eventer was recently diagnosed with ringbone. I am led to believe that he should be shod so he can break over more easily, so I'm thinking of a rolled shoe. My question for the experts would be: How well can he jump with a rolled... Read More
Q. What is the best way to treat ringbone in horses?