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THERMOGRAPHY OF THE EQUINE BACK

Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, ACVSMR Introduction Back problems are considered a major cause of altered gait or performance in horses. Unfortunately the characterization, localization, and identification of the painful area can be problematic. The incidence of back problems in general practice has been reported as 0.9% [1] and has been estimated as 2.2% of lameness cases [2]. …

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