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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:9, September, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
Issues : 12 per year
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
Index Copernicus ICV 2018: 95.39
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 681-687

Epidemiological Status of Lameness in horses: A Retrospective Study
P. Tank*, R. H. Bhatt, V. D. Dodia, J. V. Vadalia and N. R. Padaliya
Department of Veterinary Surgery & Radiology, College of Veterinary Science & A. H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, India
*Corresponding author

The present entitled study was carried out to know clinical epidemiology of affections causing lameness in horses based on three years data of Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science & A. H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh. To know epidemiological status of lameness in horses, signalment and clinical details of three years (April, 2017 – March, 2020) cases were analyzed. The clinical epidemiology of 206 registered cases of lameness during last three years revealed higher incidences of lameness in less than 5 years of age group while sex wise females were more affected as compared to males. Breed wise, Kathiawari and Non-descript breeds showed more incidences of lameness while season wise distribution of cases was higher in summer. Hoof region was mostly affected followed by fetlock region while affection wise, myositis was found highest followed by laminitis during the study.

Keywords: Lameness in horses, Locomotor system, Signalment

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Tank, D. P., R. H. Bhatt, V. D. Dodia, J. V. Vadalia and Padaliya, N. R. 2020. Epidemiological Status of Lameness Inhorses: A Retrospective Study.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 681-687. doi:
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