Equine limb casts: Materials and methods Academic Article uri icon


  • Limb casts are commonly employed in equine practice to immobilize the limb and provide mechanical support in a variety of clinical conditions. The successful application of a cast requires proper case selection, a team approach, and adequate preparation prior to the procedure. Careful postoperative monitoring is imperative to avoid serious cast-related complications.

author list (cited authors)

  • Booth, T. M., Dart, A. J., & Watkins, J. P.

publication date

  • September 2003