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Radiographic changes in Thoroughbred yearlings. Part 1: Prevalence at the time of the yearling sales.
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Radiography in presale examinations of TB yearlings has become standard practice in recent years. OBJECTIVES To describe the prevalence and distribution of radiographicExpand
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Radiographic changes in Thoroughbred yearlings. Part 2: Associations with racing performance.
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Although the radiographic examination of yearlings has become commonplace at some large Thoroughbred sales, there are few data to support the decisions facingExpand
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Horseshoe characteristics as possible risk factors for fatal musculoskeletal injury of thoroughbred racehorses.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate selected shoe characteristics as risk factors for fatal musculoskeletal injury (FMI) and specifically for suspensory apparatus failure (SAF) and cannon bone condylar fractureExpand
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Hoof size, shape, and balance as possible risk factors for catastrophic musculoskeletal injury of Thoroughbred racehorses.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate hoof size, shape, and balance as risk factors for catastrophic musculoskeletal injuries (CMI), including suspensory apparatus failure (SAF) and cannon bone condylar fractureExpand
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Risk factors for and outcomes of noncatastrophic suspensory apparatus injury in Thoroughbred racehorses.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate effects of toe grabs, exercise intensity, and distance traveled as risk factors for subclinical to mild suspensory apparatus injury (SMSAI) in Thoroughbred racehorses and toExpand
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Case-control study of factors associated with excessive proportions of early fetal losses associated with mare reproductive loss syndrome in central Kentucky during 2001.
OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with excessive proportions of early fetal losses associated with mare reproductive loss syndrome in central Kentucky during 2001. DESIGN Case-control study.Expand
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The Occurrence and Causes of Lameness and Laminitis in the U . S . Horse Population
Based on this national study, it is estimated that 50% of horse operations with 3 or more horses have one or more lame horses annually and on a given day as many as 5% of the horses could be expectedExpand
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Management of Free-Roaming Horses
The modern horse (Equus caballus) evolved in North America about four million years ago, dispersing into Eurasia approximately two to three million years ago. Following this emigration, severalExpand
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Postmortem evaluation of homotypic variation in shoe characteristics of 201 thoroughbred racehorses.
OBJECTIVES To develop a standard technique for evaluation of racehorse shoes, to assess homotypic variation (interlimb variation) in shoe characteristics, and to determine whether shoeExpand
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Changes on radiographs at Thoroughbred yearling sales: Prevalence and significance
Abstract Examination of Thoroughbred yearlings at public auction is a special form of prepurchase examination since the clinician cannot be as thorough as in clinical situations. Yearlings areExpand
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