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Dr. Christy Cable, right, with Oliva and chiropractor Heather Beaudry

Kissing Spine surgery a success, pain gone!

Dr. Christy Cable, DVM, DACVS, announced this week that the novel Kissing Spine surgery she performed seven weeks ago on back-sore Thoroughbred Heartly Smart, previously diagnosed with the disease, appears to have completely eradicated the mare’s pain, and potentially reshaped some of the trouble-spots in the spine. “Overall, I am very happy with her progress,” Dr. Cable says. “Her back is 100 percent pain-free right now.” Cable adds, “At this point, I would say that I am cautiously optimistic that Heartly Smart’s back pain is going to be manageable going forward,” and that she will be able to carry the […]