Postoperative racing performance in standardbreds and thoroughbreds with osteochondrosis of the tarsocrural joint: 109 cases (1984-1990).

@article{Beard1994PostoperativeRP,
  title={Postoperative racing performance in standardbreds and thoroughbreds with osteochondrosis of the tarsocrural joint: 109 cases (1984-1990).},
  author={Warren L. Beard and Lawrence R. Bramlage and R. K. Schneider and Rolf M. Embertson},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1994},
  volume={204 10},
  pages={1655-9}
}
Medical records for 64 Thoroughbred and 45 Standardbred horses with osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD) of the tarsocrural joint that were treated by means of arthroscopic removal of the fragments before 2 years of age and before beginning racing were reviewed. Lesion site was recorded for all horses. The other foals from the dams of these surgically treated horses (siblings) were identified from mare progeny records. Racing data, including number of starts and money won during the 2- and 3-year… CONTINUE READING