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By Susan Salk on April 4, 2011
In this second installment of our special Horse-Health Q&A series with world-renowned veterinary practice Rood & Riddle, podiatry expert Dr. Raul Bras answers a few questions about Thoroughbred feet. Dr. Bras discusses the all-too-familiar laminitis ailment to which Thoroughbreds are particularly susceptible, as well as the possible connection between systemic illness and development of hoof ailments, as well as and how to gauge a horse’s chances to founder. A 2005 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Bras has been a leading veterinarian at Rood & Riddle since joining the Podiatry Center as a fulltime associate in 2007. […]