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Background: Few studies are available concerning prevalences of abnormalities in the Thoroughbred horse population. Objectives: Determine the prevalence of commonly observed abnormalities in a National Hunt Thoroughbred population using results of pre-purchase examinations conducted at Thoroughbred ...

Author(s)
Barrett, E.; Arkins, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 52, 2, pp 281-289
Abstract

With the adaptation of the X-ray guideline (Rontgen-Leittaclen 20 l 8) to new scientitic findings with considerable deviation trom previous versions and due to developments in case law, the "Contract for the standardised clinical and radiological examination of a horse", which was last revised in...

Author(s)
Stadler, P.; Bemmann, K.; Schüle, E.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2020, 36, 2, pp 119-127
Abstract

The primary purpose of the pre-purchase examination is to assist the purchaser in making a decision regarding the soundness of the horse to be purchased. From this, it can be deduced that the veterinarian owes a correct examination result within the scope of his/her activity as an expert....

Author(s)
Plewa, D.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2019, 35, 2, pp 126-128
Abstract

A retrospective study of 220 horses was performed to investigate the association between the clinical signs and the radiological findings of impinging dorsal spinous processes (DSPs) in warmblood sporthorses. For this purpose radiographic records were assessed to identify all horses that had...

Author(s)
Graaf, K. de; Enzerink, E.; Oijen, P. van; Smeenk, A.; Dik, K. J.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2015, 31, 5, pp 461...468
Abstract

Laminitis is a highly painful disease in its acute stage. The chronic stage often proceeds pain-free after a certain period of time. The transition from the acute to chronic stage is characterised by a shifting of the coffin bone in the hoof capsule and the associated thickening of the dorsal hoof...

Author(s)
Walliser, J.; Walliser, U.; Blass, S.; Offhaus, J.; Winter, K.; Gerlach, K.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2018, 34, 5, pp 419-424
Abstract

For many years, radiography has formed an integral part of the equine pre-purchase examination. In Germany, the radiological guidelines "Röntgenleitfaden 2007 (RöLF07)" are widely used by equine veterinarians to assist with the interpretation of radiographic findings of riding horses. The...

Author(s)
Buschkamp, L.; Hellige, M.; Rohn, K.; Stadler, P.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2018, 34, 3, pp 212-222
Abstract

In this study radiographs of 139 clinically sound Warmblood horses previous to their auction sale were evaluated regarding radiological findings of the hock and compared with those in follow-up examinations. The examinations were conducted twice at intervals of approximately two years (25.4±15.7...

Author(s)
Bach, S.; Plückhahn, N.; Stadtbäumer, G.; Hertsch, B.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2012, 93, 2, pp 130-139
Abstract

A 4-year old horse was examined during a pre-purchase physical consultation. The animal was in good physical condition, but a heart murmur was found. Auscultation and cardiac assessment was performed. A small interventricular communication (IVC) and slight aortic insufficiency were found during...

Author(s)
Erck-Westergren, E. van; Woort, F. ter
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2018, 50, 197, pp 34-37
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for ECG interpretation in pre-purchase examinations.

This chapter describes the importance of electrocardiography to detect normal physiological and pathological arrhythmias in horses prior to being purchased.

Author(s)
Mitchell, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240825)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The pre-purchase examination or presale veterinary inspection is an essential act of the equine veterinary profession. When the examination involves a horse used for eventing, the protocol does not differ from other horses, but a minimal knowledge of the technical and veterinary requirements of the ...

Author(s)
Geffroy, O.
Publisher
Éditions du Point Vétérinaire, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Pratique Vétérinaire Equine, 2012, 44, 174, pp 31-36

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