Objective Lameness Measurement

Objective Lameness Measurement in U.S. Horse Racing-For the Welfare of Equine Athletes

Objective Lameness Measurement in U.S. Horse Racing – For the Welfare of the Equine Athlete By Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS | Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM | Andy Wolter, CEO Equinosis, LLC | Deborah Sieber, BVetMed In the Spring 2019 and May e-edition of Eye on Objectivity, Drs. Bronte Forbes,…

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Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Racetrack Injury

Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Racetrack Injury DOWNLOAD PDF Study in Review: Meta-analysis of risk factors for racehorse catastrophic musculoskeletal injury in flat racing P.L. Hitchens, A.V. Morrice-West, M.A. Stevenson, R.C. Whitton | First published in The Veterinary Journal: 26 November 2018 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.11.014 Co-authored by: Bronte Forbes BSc, BVMS, MACVSc, MBA,…

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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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