Radiographs

Credit: Illustration based on image from Illustrated Atlas of Clinical Equine Anatomy and Common Disorders of the Horse Hock anatomy: A. Fibular tarsal bone (calcaneus) B. Tibiotarsal (tarsocrural) joint C. Proximal intertarsal joint (PIT) D. Distal intertarsal joint (DIT) E. Tarsometatarsal joint (TMT)

Understanding Your Horse's Hock Health

Learn about some of the elements that affect the horse's hocks

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst, arnd.nl It is common for some radiographs to show anomalies, and it is quite rare that a veterinarian doesn’t comment about them during a horse’s exam.

The Role of Radiographs in the Equine Prepurchase Exam

Is it possible to find a dressage prospect with no issues?