Horseshoe characteristics as possible risk factors for fatal musculoskeletal injury of thoroughbred racehorses.

@article{Kane1996HorseshoeCA,
  title={Horseshoe characteristics as possible risk factors for fatal musculoskeletal injury of thoroughbred racehorses.},
  author={Albert J. Kane and Susan M. Stover and Ian Andrew Gardner and James T. Case and Bill J. Johnson and Deryck H. Read and Alex A Ardans},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1996},
  volume={57 8},
  pages={1147-52}
}
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 fracture (CDY) of Thoroughbred racehorses in California. DESIGN Case-control study. ANIMALS Thoroughbred racehorses (n = 201) that died of were euthanatized at California racetracks between August 1992 and July 1994. PROCEDURE Shoe characteristics were compared between case horses affected by FMI (155… CONTINUE READING

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