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Developmental Orthopedic Disease in the Horse

August 28, 2017

How do you know if your foal or weanling is affected by one of the several orthopedic issues that make up the group termed Developmental Orthopedic Disease?  Developmental Orthopedic Disease, or DOD, is musculoskeletal disorder that occurs in young animals as a result of growth and maturation.  Being able to quickly recognize potential orthopedic issues will allow you to address concerns early with your veterinarian and formulate a plan of action.