The Lame Horse

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The Russell Meerdink Company Ltd., 1998 - Medical - 261 pages
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A book every vet student should read before graduation!

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Excellent book for those, who need to get quick and full understanding of horse limbs anatomy and mechanics of the horse movement! Less interesting for those who need detailed treatment plans.

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Contents

The Normal Foreleg
9
The Abnormal Foreleg Shoulder to Fetlock
29
The Abnormal Foreleg Tendons
71
The Abnormal Foreleg Fetlock Digit
87
The Normal Hindleg
137
The Abnormal Hindleg
145
The Normal Vertebral Column
183
The Abnormal Vertebral Column
191
The Gaits of the Horse
201
The Nervous System Training
215
Stability
231
Odds Ends
239
Glossary
245
Index
257
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Page 10 - The wrist joint is essentially a synovial joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones.
Page 9 - Before discussing lameness it is essential to have at least a basic understanding of the structure and function of the foreleg, hindleg, and vertebral column.
Page 34 - The diagnosis of shoulder lameness chiefly depends on the negative results of local examination; the more careful the local examination, the rarer will be the diagnosis shoulder lameness.

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About the author (1998)

Rooney is diplomate emeritus of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. He has retired as professor emeritus from the University of Kentucky.

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