4yo TB candidate for surgery x-ray review
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Health

4yo TB candidate for surgery x-ray review

This is a discussion on 4yo TB candidate for surgery x-ray review within the Horse Health forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • X ray of fetlock joint
  • Powered by vBulletin horse health

Like Tree3Likes
  • 2 Post By Speed Racer
  • 1 Post By Nitefeatherz

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-28-2012, 12:48 PM
  #1
Foal
4yo TB candidate for surgery x-ray review

Hello All

4 yo TB in training with swollen inflammation in front left fetlock ,
Not lame ,
Only showing discomfort in his strides at high speed gallops on hard track

Currently in rest , 2 weeks ago he had pin firing treatment.

I enclosed the x-rays from December 2011 and April 2012

Is surgery is recommended ?
What are the chances of proper bone fusion ?
Any other ideas ?

Cheers,
Doron
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 1.jpg (17.6 KB, 60 views)
File Type: jpg 2.jpg (17.5 KB, 66 views)
File Type: jpg 3.jpg (17.5 KB, 62 views)
File Type: jpg 4.jpg (18.4 KB, 62 views)
File Type: jpg 5.jpg (14.2 KB, 65 views)
File Type: jpg 7.jpg (15.7 KB, 65 views)
File Type: jpg 8.jpg (16.9 KB, 67 views)
File Type: jpg 9.jpg (15.3 KB, 70 views)
File Type: jpg 10.jpg (17.8 KB, 61 views)
File Type: jpg 11.jpg (18.1 KB, 59 views)
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-28-2012, 12:49 PM
  #2
Showing
What is the recommendation of your vet?
     
    06-28-2012, 01:01 PM
  #3
Foal
Vets

Hi

They are still puzzled at this
Because there are few other things to consider such as

Is the horse will be sound for racing.
Is the surgery costs are worthwhile economically and the horse welfare wise.
The owner wants to calculate the pro's and con's of that matter etc etc ..

Cheers,
Doron
     
    06-28-2012, 02:17 PM
  #4
Green Broke
I didn't even know anyone still did pin firing!
http://www.thoroughbredtimes.com/hor...-obsolete.aspx
     
    06-28-2012, 02:19 PM
  #5
Showing
This is still something that needs to be discussed with their vet, not a bunch of random strangers over the internet.
     
    06-28-2012, 02:21 PM
  #6
Foal
You have no way of knowing whether the strangers on the internet that you talk to will have any idea of what they are talking about.

On the Internet there is much more bad information than good and the people who are wrong are generally convinced they are correct.

I would ask your vet- if you aren't sure then you need to find another vet to get a 2nd opinion. If you still have questions call them back and ask to speak to them again.
FaydesMom likes this.
     
    06-28-2012, 02:53 PM
  #7
Foal
Point well taken and agreed upon

The reason that I posted this thread was,
That my friend that own the horse insist on that.

Some times its hard to tell the owner the harsh reality,
And its even harder for them to accept it ,

Thanks for the honest and true posts

Cheers,
Doron
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Possible candidate for daughter--are his back legs okay? Fowl Play Horse Conformation Critique 23 11-28-2011 01:14 PM
Potential candidate for first horse... Julirs Horse Riding Critique 8 06-20-2011 09:27 PM
Conformation Critique for a candidate:) wannahorse22 Horse Riding Critique 12 11-27-2010 10:54 AM
I really need a review! Tasia Horse Grooming 9 03-23-2010 12:36 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:40 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0