Treatment of equine fractures by Dr Emiliano Espinar Garcia-Pego CertEP MRCVS, Espinar Equine, In the last edition, we gave you an introduction on some principles of fractures. It is time now to get to brass tacks: What type of fractures are common in certain disciplines? More importantly, what to do if you suspect your horse has a fracture? And what are the different treatment options available including surgical repair . . . or euthanasia. Does discipline determine the damage? We already know that some injuries are seen more frequently amongst horses competing in specialised sports. This is because disciplinespecific...

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