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Case Study: Multiple Limb Lameness That Could Be Undiagnosed with Subjective Evaluation

Case Study: Multiple Limb Lameness That Could Be Undiagnosed with Subjective Evaluation

By Nicolas Ansoleaga Nicolas Ansoleaga, DVM, ECP, Austral University of Chile | Updated on | Case Study, Chilean Rodeo, Compensatory Lameness, Data Interpretation, Multiple Limb Lameness, N Ansoleaga

Signalment: 6-year-old Chilean gelding, intended for Chilean rodeo presented for right forelimb lameness. HISTORY: Horse suffered a lacerating wound just above the right front heel bulbs 11 months prior to evaluation. He was re-introduced to exercise 3 months ago, but the rider complained that the horse was not responding to reining commands as usual and started to refuse going forward when needed. No obvious lameness was observed according to the rider. Prior Veterinary/Non-Veterinary Evaluation History: A referring vet did a quick lameness evaluation believing that there is a subtle lameness on the right fore; however, no blocks were...

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Case Study: Multiple Limb Lameness That Could Be Undiagnosed with Subjective Evaluation