Incidence, location and classification of 371 third carpal bone fractures in 313 horses.

@article{Schneider1988IncidenceLA,
  title={Incidence, location and classification of 371 third carpal bone fractures in 313 horses.},
  author={R. K. Schneider and Lawrence R. Bramlage and A A Gabel and L M Barone and B. M. Kantrowitz},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal. Supplement},
  year={1988},
  volume={6},
  pages={33-42}
}
The medical records and radiographs of all horses with a third carpal bone fracture admitted to The Ohio State University Veterinary Hospital from 1979 to 1987 were reviewed. Three hundred and seventy-one fractures were found in 313 horses; 57 percent were Standardbreds, 41 per cent were Thoroughbreds, and only 1.6 per cent were Quarterhorses. All were young racehorses (average age = 3.1 years). Third carpal fractures occurred more frequently in the right limb (60 percent) than the left limb… CONTINUE READING

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