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It was a dream come true for Wade Tenney, DVM, when he acted as a veterinary collaborator for the equestrian events at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Source: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2021/09/the-gold-standard/

When Pippa dislocated her hock in a training accident, the injury looked gruesome, but a veterinarian expert in healing fractures was optimistic she could recover.

Source: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2021/03/fixing-the-plight-of-a-pony/

When a 3-week-old filly was diagnosed with a broken leg, her owners feared the worst. But new technology and veterinary expertise brought them hope.

Source: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2021/02/healing-a-fractured-tibia/

A 21 year- old Thoroughbred mare presented to Tufts Equine Center with a history of lameness and repeated hoof abscessation of her left front foot.

Source: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2020/01/equine-clinical-case-challenge-a-case-of-hoof-abscesses-and-limb-lameness/

José M. García-López, VMD, DACVS, DACVSMR I. INTRODUCTION Dorsal spinous process (DSP) impingement or overriding (ORDSP), often referred as “kissing spines”, has been reported as the most common cause of back pain in the horse.1… Read More

Source: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2019/09/surgical-management-of-impinging-or-overriding-dorsal-spinous-processes/

Kissing spines affect roughly 40% of horses. Here we review the inter-spinous ligament desmotomy (ISLD) procedure that we routinely perform to correct impinging DSPs.

Source: https://news.vet.tufts.edu/2019/09/surgical-management-of-kissing-spines/

The Preakness winner has stringhalt, but what does that mean for the racehorse’s participation in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes?
Thoroughbred racehorse War of Will handily won the Preakness Stakes on May 18 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, but many racing fans were concerned by video footage that surfaced later on social media. Shortly after the race, the bay colt was caught walking back to the stables with a strange hitch in his step.

Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/strange-stepping-war-will

Professor Melissa Mazan, V93, a board-certified internist and pulmonology expert at Tufts Equine Center, explains

Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/why-even-small-cough-big-problem-racehorse

An equine pulmonologist works with veterinarians in the field to conduct a specialized type of liquid biopsy

Source: http://sites.tufts.edu/vetmag/spring-2019/when-asthma-isnt-obvious/

Thanks to recent veterinary advances, leg fractures in horses don’t have to be life-threatening—or even career-ending.

Source: http://sites.tufts.edu/vetmag/spring-2019/unbroken/