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USPRE News - Useful Information for the 2014 Tribunal for Qualified Breeding Stock

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Horse(s) that will be presented for the Tribunal for Qualified Breeding Stock (TRC) will be submitted to a total of 10 x-rays performed on site by an ANCCE approved veterinarian. It is highly recommended to have x-rays done by a veterinarian prior to the TRC to make sure the horse(s) will qualify. For your convenience we have included a list of all the x-rays that will be performed. For additional information about the 2014 Tribunal for Qualified Breeding Stock (TRC) 2014 Sponsored by USPRE please contact our office at 786-264-1108 or ricardo@usprea.comRegion of the fetlock (metacarpo/metatarso-phalangeal): (4 x-rays)
Lateromedial Projection for each fetlock (LM): Both proximal sesamoid bones must be seen superposed and permit the study of the sagittal crest of III metacarpal/metatarsal bones.
 
Region of the tarsus: (4 x-rays)
External Oblique Projection of each hock (Dorsolateral-plantaromedial) (D45ºL-PlMO): They must allow the study of the medial malleolus of the tibia and the medial lip of the trochlea of the astragalus.
 
Internal Oblique Projection of each hock, either made as Dorsomedial-plantarolateral (D45ºM-PlLO) or Plantarolateral-dorsomedial (Pl45ºL-DMO): They must allow the study of the intermediate eminence of the tibial cochlea and the lateral lip of the trochlea of the astragalus.
 
Region of the stifle: (2 x-rays)
Lateromedial Projection of each stifle (LM). Both femoral condyles must be seen superposed, or almost, and allow the study of the lips of the femoral trochlea.