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15 horses with signs of unilateral forelimb lameness were evaluated at the University of Cambridge (8), the Animal Health Trust (4) and the Royal Veterinary College (3) between 1985 and 1994. The condition was commonest in horses used for jumping and penetration of the tendon sheaths by thorns was...

Platt, D.; Wright, I. M.
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1997, 29, 1, pp 11-16
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Soft tissue injuries namely the flexor tendons can significantly compromise the athletic performance and may culminate in a career ending injury. Soft tissue injuries are common during racing as horses are running at a full gallop bunched close to each other. Flailing hooves can cause lacerations...

Reza Singam
Animal health: a breakpoint in economic development? The 11th International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine and 16th Veterinary Association Malaysia Congress, 23-27 August 2004, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 2004, pp 165