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Lameness examinations

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Lameness examinations

Unfortunately, lameness in horses is very common and it is one of the most likely reasons that a horse will require veterinary attention. As a horse owner you can help in the evaluation of your horses problem by being observant and by keeping good records.

Image: Fetlock flexion test
©Prof Derek Knottenbelt

What is a lameness examination?

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How can I help?

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What will my vet do?

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What will happen next?

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Will a diagnosis be made?

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Conclusion

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