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Description:

The purpose of the study is to determine the correlations between skin temperature at various locations on the leg and the potential change with injury to a soft tissue structure.

Inclusion Criteria:

The horses must have no prior disease or injury other than their current tendon/ligament injury.

The horses must also be Hunter/Jumper competition horses.

The horses will be >5 years and undergoing training and weigh > 300 kg (660 pounds)

Client Benefits:

Your horse’s participation will allow us to gain information, which will help in the understanding of skin temperature as a physiological indicator and may have uses as diagnostic/management/treatment tool.

Contact Information:

For questions regarding the clinical trial please email the clinical trials technician, Diane Welsh at:  clinicaltrials@tufts.edu