Foot ligament injuries in horses *H&H VIP*

  • With the emergence of advanced imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) in veterinary medicine, our understanding of the internal construction of the foot has improved greatly. We are no longer restricted to using the generic term “navicular disease” as a diagnosis based on radiographs (X-rays), but instead can see the plethora of structures within the hoof capsule, referred to as the podotrochlear apparatus.