Equine Lameness and Surgery

UC Davis Equine Surgeons Repair Quarter Horse’s Broken Leg

November 30, 2018
Holly, a 23-year-old American quarter horse gelding, was found in his paddock lame on the right front forelimb with a wound over his elbow. The UC Davis veterinary hospital’s Equine Field Service was quickly dispatched to the ranch, and radiographs taken there revealed a fracture of the right olecranon – the curved top of the ulna in the elbow joint.