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Wobbler's Syndrome

November 2014 by Dr Katelyn McNicol, BVSc, WestVETS Animal Hospital & Reproduction Centre

Wobbler’s Syndrome is the result of abnormalities in the cervical vertebrae (neck), which cause crushing of the spinal cord and resultant neurological signs. It is a complex condition which can result in a horse being permanently retired from riding or can even necessitate euthanasia.