When searching for the cause of lameness in a horse, a veterinarian follows a methodical lameness exam protocol. Knowing a bit about how that exam is conducted is important to understanding the ultimate lameness diagnosis and being an active partner in making your horse sound once again.
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In this article from EQUUS Magazine—available as a printable download to keep at the barn for reference—equine veterinarian Melinda Freckleton, DVM, explains her lameness exam protocol and discusses some of the questions and challenges owners will face as they tackle their horse’s lameness issues.
Click this link to see the full article: The Hows and Whys of Lameness Exams.