Behind the scenes at Newmarket Equine Hospital

BBC Look East reporter Louise Hubball is given exclusive access to the Newmarket Equine Hospital for a behind-the-scenes look at how the facility treats injured horses.

Watch as a two-year-old thoroughbred is put on to the operating table for surgery on a leg fracture - the biggest threat to racehorses.

Nearby, scientists use stem cell research to identify which racehorses are genetically prone to leg fractures.

To view the video, please visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/horse-racing/28946404

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