Sunday, May 17, 2015

Veterinarians: Manage Feet for Function - Full Article

By Nancy S. Loving, DVM May 2, 2015

Because 90% of front-end lameness in horses occurs in the foot, hoof-related issues continue to be a hot topic in veterinary medicine. Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, associate professor of equine lameness and sports medicine at Michigan State’s College of Veterinary Medicine, and Andy Parks, MA, VetMB, MRCVS, professor of large animal medicine at the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine, hosted a table topic discussion on foot lameness at the 2014 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 6-10 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The room was packed with interested practitioners who offered a variety of suggestions on specific foot issues...

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