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Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2008 Apr;24(1):133-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cveq.2007.11.006.

Musculoskeletal injuries in nonracing quarter horses.

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  • Moore & Company Veterinary Services Ltd., Corner of 144th Avenue Barlow Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. mike.scott@mooreandco.com


Quarter horses used for western performance competitions commonly sustain a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. It is important for the veterinarian to have an understanding of some of the breed characteristics and the nature of the competitions in which individual horses are being used so as to diagnose, treat, and prevent injury as effectively as possible.

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