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Objective: To determine the influence of clinical osteochondrosis (OC) on the short-term (2, 3, and 4-year-old) and long-term racing performance and longevity of standardbred racehorses. Study design: Retrospective case-control study. Sample population: Standardbred racehorses from a single...

Author(s)
Boorman, S.; Hofmeister, E. H.; Ross, M. W.; Ralston, S.; Bell, G.; Mackie, S.; Ortved, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2021, 50, 3, pp 507-516
Abstract

Horses lose potential opportunities because of health problems. Available breeding strategies are not effective enough, probably also because of the different definition used and its genetic usefulness. The aim of the study was to compare the genetic background estimated by the genome-wide...

Author(s)
Lewczuk, D.; Bereznowski, A.; Hecold, M.; Frąszczak, M.; Ruść, A.; Korwin-Kossakowska, A.; Szyda, J.; Kamiński, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Journal of Applied Genetics, 2018, 59, 2, pp 225-230
Abstract

Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the distal intermediate ridge of the tibia (DIRT) is commonly identified on either the lateral to medial (LM) or dorso45°medial-plantarolateral oblique (D45 M-PLO) projection of the tarsus. This manuscript describes a retrospective case series out of Hagyard...

Author(s)
Kadic, L. I. M.; Rodgerson, D. H.; Newsom, L. E.; Spirito, M. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2020, 61, 3, pp 285-290
Abstract

Osteochondrosis is a common developmental orthopedic disease characterized by a failure of endochondral ossification. Standardbred horses are recognized as being predisposed to tarsal osteochondrosis. Prior heritability estimates for tarsal osteochondrosis in European Standardbreds and related...

Author(s)
McCoy, A. M.; Norton, E. M.; Kemper, A. M.; Beeson, S. K.; Mickelson, J. R.; McCue, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2019, 50, 1, pp 78-81
Abstract

The aim of this research was to evaluate the polymorphisms of selected genes and to find their potential effect on the occurrence of osteochondrosis in Polish Warmbloods (sport horse breeds). The study was conducted on a group of 198 horses subjected to official performance tests. Investigated...

Author(s)
Wypchło, M.; Korwin-Kossakowska, A.; Bereznowski, A.; Hecold, M.; Lewczuk, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Animal Genetics, 2018, 49, 6, pp 623-627
Abstract

Background: Young Standardbred horses frequently develop fragments in joints. Some fragments represent osteochondrosis; others are considered developmental, but it is uncertain whether they result from preceding osteochondrosis. Osteochondrosis occurs as a consequence of failure of the cartilage...

Author(s)
Hendrickson, E. H. S.; Lykkjen, S.; Dolvik, N. I.; Olstad, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 390, pp (10 December 2018)
Abstract

Background: Extensive osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) lesions of the lateral ridge of the trochlea of the femur (LRTF), the most common OCD-affected site in the stifle, have a poor outcome with surgical debridement and can be career ending. The early detection of osteochondrosis lesions and their...

Author(s)
Martel, G.; Crowley, D.; Olive, J.; Halley, J.; Laverty, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2018, 50, 3, pp 312-320
Abstract

Osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD) is a degenerative disease of the cartilage leading to osseous fragments in the joints. It is important in horse breeding both from an animal welfare and an economic perspective. To study adequate breeding strategies to reduce OCD prevalence, a lifelike simulation of...

Author(s)
Büttgen, L.; Geibel, J.; Simianer, H.; Pook, T.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 7,
Abstract

Background: Osteochondrosis is considered multifactorial in origin, with factors such as nutrition, conformation, body size, trauma and genetics thought to contribute to its pathogenesis. Few studies have investigated the effects of genetic variability of osteochondrosis in Thoroughbreds....

Author(s)
Russell, J.; Matika, O.; Russell, T.; Reardon, R. J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2017, 49, 3, pp 282-287
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the study was to evaluate the chosen polymorphisms of the COL9A2, AOAH and FRZB genes and find their potential effect on the occurrence of osteochondrosis in Polish sport horses population. During two successive years, all 198 performance tested horses were checked for osteochondrosis....

Author(s)
Wypchło, M.; Korwin-Kossakowska, A.; Bereznowski, A.; Hecold, M.; Lewczuk, D.
Publisher
National Research Institute of Animal Production, Kraków, Poland
Citation
Annals of Animal Science, 2017, 17, 1, pp 143-153

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