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2018 Objective Lameness Academy Recap

Our first 2-day Objective Lameness Academy course, Utilizing Inertial Sensors as an Objective Diagnostic Aid in the Equine Lameness Examination, took place March 2-3rd in Columbia, MO, where a wonderful group of veterinarians representing several corners of the world – US, Canada, Australia, Germany, and the UK – gathered to…

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Researchers Study Compensatory Lameness

By Nancy S. Loving, DVM, Apr 28, 2015

Sylvia Maliye, BSc, BVM&S, MRCVS, an associate at the University of Glasgow’s Weipers Centre Equine Hospital, in Scotland, recently took a closer look at how to identify compensatory forelimb lameness related to hind-limb lameness. She presented her findings at the 2014 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 6-10 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

http://www.thehorse.com/articles/35706/researchers-study-compensatory-lameness

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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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