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Thermography in racing-class animals health monitoring

Racing-class animals, take the horse, for instance, often meet conditions in tendons or muscles induced by a fierce race. However, as prey animals in nature, horses tend to mask injury to avoid predation. They hide it so well that the ailment can go unnoticed even by seasoned horse trainers.

However, good thermal imagers can easily identify injuries, even though these haven’t advanced to a critical stage yet. The scope of thermal medical inspection includes the evaluation of soft tissues like muscles, tendons, and ligaments, as well as skeleton issues like ruptured discs and bone cysts.

With an interchangeable macro lens and wide FOV, the FOTRIC 346A thermal imager allows inspectors to discover potential health issues in an instant, even for larger animals like horses.


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