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Hoof anatomy with Professor Robert Bowker, part 2

Navicular syndrome

It's not really about the navicular bone

Navicular syndrome is one of the most dreaded causes of lameness in horses because it is common, it's debilitating and it isn't particularly well understood. In this feature, Professor Robert Bowker talks of what he has learned through the years by dissecting feet from horses with navicular syndrome and comparing them to healthy feet.

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