Lameness in the Horse (DVD)
Veterinarians talk about lameness, how to recognize it, and what owners and trainers should do.
Product #: V11-2003-DVD(BHP)
Video Length: 55 min.
ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Anyone who owns or works with horses must deal with a lame horse at one time or another. Lameness can range from the barely perceptible to a horse hobbling along on three legs. It can result from trauma, overexertion, poor conformation, or a variety of other factors.
Lameness in the Horse is an invaluable DVD for anyone involved with horses.It offers a comprehensive look at this sometimes complicated condition. You'll hear veterinary experts talk about what lameness is, how to recognize it, and what the owner or trainer should do.Mark Cheney, DVM, a well-known racetrack practitioner, conducts a comprehensive lameness exam and discusses why lameness can occur. Ric Redden, DVM, an authority on the equine foot, talks about laminitis and other serious foot conditions.Lameness in the Horse also presents the most current information on EPM, a neurological disease of the horse which can have crippling consequences. Bradford Bentz, DVM, a researcher at the University of Kentucky, shows us horses affected by EPM and what is being done to help them.