Contracted Tendons In Foals

Contracted tendons is a misnomer because in reality, it is the rapid growth of the long bones of the limbs relative to the ability of the tendons to elongate with that growth that causes the defect.
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  1. Okay touchy topic for me. Foal hit the ground running w/45 minutes! Contracted in both fronts. Vet came out for IGG and snorted “club feet in both”! Did not offer anything except that opinion! I took him somewhere else and Ivermectin drip given. (Which he got 2x over 3 months. Weaned at 3 months to reduce mare protein). Colt went on to inspection (he is also liscened vet) where the comment was ” absolutely correct angle to the feet”, and did well at Devon (2011).

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