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Case Study: Sorting a Severe Multiple Limb Lameness - Is it Real or Compensatory?

Case Study: Sorting a Severe Multiple Limb Lameness - Is it Real or Compensatory?

By Roland Thaler Roland Thaler, DVM, DACVSMR, ECP, Metamora Equine | Updated on | Case Study, Compensatory Lameness, Multiple Limb Lameness, R Thaler

  SIGNALMENT: A 22-year-old Warmblood gelding intended for use as “school master” dressage mount.  Presented for assessment of iliopsoas muscle because of prolonged non-resolving lameness. HISTORY : The horse was campaigned as an upper level dressage mount until 2015.  He had been successfully medically managed for RF recurrent lameness with intra articular therapy of the RF DIP and PIP joints.  In addition, he was receiving daily medication for the treatment of PPID.  In 2015, the lameness became non-responsive to therapy and was improved with shoeing changes.  In 2016, a marked 6-week non-resolving LH lameness became apparent and was successfully resolved after...

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Case Study: Sorting a Severe Multiple Limb Lameness - Is it Real or Compensatory?