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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Using Inertial Sensors in Research: What to Take into Consideration

Using Inertial Sensors in Research: What to Take into Consideration A Conversation with University of Missouri Professor of Equine Science Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS WHY USE INERTIAL SENSORS OVER OTHER METHODS OF OBJECTIVE MEASUREMENT? DR. KEVIN KEEGAN In my honest opinion, if you are only interested in measuring 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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