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Articles tagged: equine sports medicine

Surgical Management of Kissing Spines

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Kissing spines affect roughly 40% of horses. Here we review the inter-spinous ligament desmotomy (ISLD) procedure that we routinely perform to correct impinging DSPs.

Portrait of a running American quarter horse

Unbroken

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

Thanks to recent veterinary advances, leg fractures in horses don’t have to be life-threatening—or even career-ending.

X-Ray of a horse leg fracture before it was repaired at Tufts Equine Center

Back in the Saddle

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

A new world-class sports medicine complex at Cummings School keeps equine athletes at the top of their game

José M. García-López and Kirstin Bubeck

Teamwork Helps Thoroughbred Seize the Day

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

“Carpe Diem is a bold, athletic horse with opinions of his own, so the reward is huge when we overcome challenges together,” says Sara Florin of her 16-year-old Thoroughbred gelding. “He’s taught me a lot… Read More

A Leg Up for Horse Health

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Faculty and students train their entrepreneurial skills on multimillion-dollar equine legwear industry.