In internationally-sanctioned competitions, horses must pass a number of inspections, most notably, “the jog”—overseen by a veterinary delegate and the ground jury to ensure the horses are fit to compete.
A 10-year-old draft-cross was presented to the Hospital for Large Animals at the Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for evaluation of a ulcerated skin mass overlying the lateral aspect of the left hind fetlock.
History An 8-year-old Thoroughbred gelding was presented for evaluation of compulsive head-shaking and spooking when asked to move to his right. The referring veterinarian had attempted treatment with cyproheptadine and melatonin with no improvement in… Read More
The Grafton News The Grafton News ran a cover story highlighting the school’s annual Open House. In addition to the cover, the story included two full pages of photos from the event, featuring members of… Read More
History A 2-year-old Warlander mare presented with a history of lethargy. Presentation Initial physical exam revealed a temperature of 99 degrees, heart rate ranging from 84-100 beats/minute and a respiratory rate of 16 breaths/minute. Blood… Read More