The effect of foot imbalance on point of force application in the horse.

@article{Wilson1998TheEO,
  title={The effect of foot imbalance on point of force application in the horse.},
  author={A. M. Wilson and Thomas Seelig and Ruby Austin Shield and Bernard W. Silverman},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          540-5
        }
}
Foot imbalance is believed to be a common cause of musculoskeletal injury in the horse; its biomechanical effects are, however, poorly understood. [] Key Method The point of force application during weightbearing was determined at trot using a forceplate system. A total of 8 horses were studied with a minimum of 4 providing data for each wedge condition. The results demonstrated that application of a standard steel horse shoe to a balanced foot has minimal effect on the point of force trace through stance…

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