Abstracts and Studies
|First Posted: Jan 12, 2012 |
Nov 7, 2014
Study: External characteristics of the lateral aspect of the hoof differ between non-lame and lame horses.
Vet J. 2011 Dec;190(3):364-71. Epub 2010 Dec 18.
"During a pre-purchase examination (PPE) there is always a debate about how clinical findings of the hoof different from ideal should be interpreted in relation to future lameness risk and/or unsuitability of the horse for the potential purchaser. The objectives of this study were to describe and compare external angular measurements, linear ratios and hoof capsule characteristics of non-lame and lame feet. ..."
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