Michael Schramme

Lameness Locator has become an integral part of my evaluation of horses referred to me for lameness. I use Lameness Locator routinely, 1) to detect if lameness is present in horses with a history of poor performance or multi-limb lameness, 2) to grade the level of lameness before and after regional analgesic techniques and calculate the degree of improvement observed especially in horses with hind limb 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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