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Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Injury on flat tracks

Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Injury on flat tracks

By Kevin Keegan Kevin G. Keegan, DVM, MS, DACVS | Bronte Forbes Bronte Forbes, BSc, BVMS, MACVSc, MBA, MRCVS, Singapore Turf Club | Joanne Kramer Joanne Kramer, DVM, DACVS, University of Missouri | Updated on | B Forbes, Catastrophic Injury, Feature, J Kramer, Journal Watch, KG Keegan

Study in Review: Meta-analysis of risk factors for racehorse catastrophic musculoskeletal injury in flat racing P.L. Hitchens, A.V. Morrice-West, M.A. Stevenson, R.C. Whitton First published in The Veterinary Journal: 26 November 2018 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2018.11.014 Although catastrophic injury during racing or training has always been a concern to the equine racing industry, it is a growing focus to animal welfare advocacy groups around the globe.  It has once again been thrust into the public eye with the increased incidence at Santa Anita racetrack in California. As with most public issues, especially in today’s world with rapid and broad news dissemination,...

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Journal Watch: Meta-analysis of Catastrophic Musculoskeletal Injury on flat tracks