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Equine Epiphysitis: Can’te 11 Year Old Thoroughbred Gelding

Caroline Ingraham Horse Chronicles

Can’te 11 yr old TB gelding bred for Polo, contracted epiphysitis as a weanling in the fetlocks in all 4 legs and the knees. Epiphysitis is a bone disease in growing horses, characterised by enlargement of growth plates in long bones (such as the tibia, radius, and cannon bones). Corrective trimming helped to turn the cannon back at about 8 …