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Started 6/4/12 by Derby132; 81324 views.
Amy (1pony)
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From: Amy (1pony)

6/4/19

A small step in diagnosis of laminitis. Yeah

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

6/5/19

This is good news! But they don’t say what the actual technique is. Is it dye used like in an mri, or is it more of a scan? They also don’t mention costs of this diagnosis.

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

6/5/19

Page 4 of this PR sales article explains it a little bit more, I do not think they inject die, but not 100% sure. 

https://www.paulickreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/PRS.SantaAnita2019.FINAL_.pdf

cigarello

From: cigarello

6/5/19

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/treatment-tests-and-therapies/venogram

 This article describes a venogram in humans and apparently they do use dye

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

6/24/19

More can be done in racing on injuries. That jerk Pender that got suspended was going to run his horse with fractured sesmoids, knowingly!!!!

http://blog.horseracingreform.com/post/2019/06/20/injury-database-this-would-be-a-game-changer

cigarello

From: cigarello

6/25/19

 OMG- what kind of human being would do that, actually race a horse he/she knew had fractured sesmoids? he should never be allowed on a race track ever again

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

6/25/19

He should be banned for life IMHO. To want to race a horse knowing it has fractures is beyond stupid and cruel. IMHO

cigarello

From: cigarello

6/25/19

 As you said it is cruel and abusive beyond words. A lifetime ban should apply in this case.

Derby132

From: Derby132

7/29/19

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