Paralysis of the suprascapular nerve is known as
Which muscles are affected by Sweeny due to being
innervated by the paralyzed suprascapular nerve?
Supraspinatus and infraspinatus mm.
What is the treatment for STRINGHALT?
Lateral Digital Extenson Tenotomy
What are the 3 indications for a Palmar Digital Neurectomy?
Navicular bone fracture
Chronic hoof/foot pain
What are the palpable landmarks for a
palmar digital neurectomy?
DDFT and Pastern Bone
What are the 3 most common complications
associated with palmar digital neurectomy?
How often do you trim a horses hooves?
q 4 - 6 weeks
Hooves grow __mm per month
The hoof grows from the ______ distally
The hoof grows from this specific structure
Front hooves are more _______
while back hooves are more _______
In this breed of horse, toe is left longer to
increase stride length and speed
What do you call the person that shoes horses?
This tool tightens and curves nail around the hoof
This issue that occurs with improper shoeing can result in
a horse becoming lame a few hours to a day after shoeing
NAIL BOUND- nail is crooked inside and putting pressure on the
Horses get "sidebones" from walking on pavement and cobblestone for long periods of time.
This means that the hoof cartilages become ________
overtime resulting in ___________, or
improper expansion of heels
How do you treat navicular disease in a horse using shoes?
Rocker-toe shoe with elevated heel to support the DDFT
If a flexor tendon ruptures BELOW the fetlock,
the toe will point _____
below fetlock = toe points UP
What type of shoe is used to treat a flexor tendon
rupture BELOW the fetlock?
Egg bar shoe (supports pastern)
What type of shoe is used to treat flexor tendon rupture ABOVE the fetlock?
Fetlock sling shoe with a KIMSEY splint
(wedge gradually lowered)
What are the clinical signs associated with a solar abscess?
thumping digital pulse
draining tract at coronary band
swelling PROXIMAL to hoof capsule
After debriding and draining the solar abscess,
which type of shoe is put on to help with treatment?
Abnormal keratinization in response to chronic injury
that puts pressure on the coffin bone causing bone resorption
is also known as
Deviation at the white line is indicative of this condition
caused by chronic injury
Chronic purulent inflammation of the collateral cartilage
inside the hoof wall is known as
QUITTOR - necrosis of collateral cartilage
What type of shoe is used to correct
angular limb deformities in foals?