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Journal Watch: Objective Measurements Spark Debate Over Lameness Definition & Evaluation Protocols

Journal Watch: Objective Measurements Spark Debate Over Lameness Definition & Evaluation Protocols by Nancy S. Loving, DVM Many of your horse-owning clients have horses for the purpose of pursuing an equestrian athletic endeavor in addition to the companionship and relationship built with their horse. Clients want their horses to perform…

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Objective Lameness Measurement in U.S. Horse Racing – For the Welfare of the Equine Athlete

Objective lameness measurements seem to draw immediate criticism from some associated with horse racing – both veterinarians and horsemen alike.  With an incomplete understanding of the technology and how it is being applied successfully at racetracks in Singapore and Hong Kong, some conclude that inertial sensors are “too sensitive for racing Thoroughbreds”...

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