John Schumacher

We have used the Lameness Locator® to evaluate clinical cases of lameness and for research…the objective data obtained with the Lameness Locator® appears to provide a much more accurate assessment of gait (based on sometimes wide variation of our subjective scores) and provides reassurance that subjective data has not been unduly influenced by our bias.

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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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