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Dr. Raul Bras

Veterinary Answers: Dr. Raul Bras on laminitis

Dr. Raul Bras, DVM, CJF at world-renowned Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is on the front lines of the daily battle to keep horses sound. In another installment of a special Horse-Health Q&A series with OffTrackThoroughbreds, the podiatry expert answers questions about the dreaded disease, laminitis. Bras points out that the affliction, which led to the demise of racing greats Secretariat and Barbaro, stubbornly remains the second leading cause of death of horses. Here, the respected Rood &Riddle veterinarian, a 2005 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, answers questions about advances in treatment, and also offers a cautionary […]