Laminitis

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Electronic Records Could Help Solve the Laminitis Mystery

June 27, 2017

One researcher believes records collected by vets seeing horses in the field could offer new insight into laminitis.... Read More

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Venograms and Laminitis

June 21, 2017

What is a venogram, and how is it used to help diagnose laminitis?... Read More

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Feeding the Endocrine-Challenged Horse

May 29, 2017

Laminitis risk is the No. 1 reason we worry about equine metabolic conditions such as EMS and PPID when feeding horses.... Read More

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Laminitis, PPID, and Hyperinsulinemia: What's the Link?

May 10, 2017

Researchers explored if hyperinsulinemia and laminitis severity are correlated in horses recently diagnosed with PPID.... Read More

Many horse health problems can lead to laminitis, a devastating hoof disease. Laminitis precursors include insulin resistance (IR), equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), and obesity.

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Van Eps to Speak on Laminitis Prevention and Treatment

April 17, 2017

Dr. Andrew van Eps' lecture will take place May 2 at Penn Vet's New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.... Read More

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10 EMS Resources on TheHorse.com

April 13, 2017

Improve your knowledge about diagnosing, treating, and preventing equine metabolic syndrome (EMS).... Read More

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Laminitis Survivors: Getting Back on Grass

April 05, 2017

Can a horse that's suffered a laminitic episode ever return to grazing pasture?... Read More

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4 Misconceptions About Alfalfa

March 21, 2017

Does alfalfa cause kidney or respiratory problems or make horses hyper? Specialists shed light on these myths and more.... Read More

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Acetaminophen Could Relieve Laminitis Pain

March 15, 2017

In one trial, oral acetaminophen was comparable to flunixin meglumine at relieving hoof pain. ... Read More

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An Inside Look at Przewalski's Horse Hooves

February 15, 2017

Researching wild and feral horse hooves helps us better understand domestic horse hoof health. ... Read More

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Venogram Patterns Vary, So Assess Them Carefully

February 01, 2017

Taking multiple radiographic views--both weight-bearing and not--allows vets to assess the findings most accurately.... Read More

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Deconstructing the Laminitis 'Train Wreck'

January 25, 2017

Researchers have made great strides in understanding laminitis, but it remains a difficult disease to predict and treat.... Read More

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Founder vs. Laminitis

January 25, 2017

A lot of people use the words laminitis and founder interchangeably. Are these two conditions the same thing?... Read More

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Life After Laminitis

January 18, 2017

Your laminitis survivor's true prognosis depends on how you mange him after the worst is over.... Read More

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EMS and the Slippery Slope to Laminitis

January 12, 2017

A British veterinarian describes what scientists think happens in the body with endocrinopathic laminitis cases and why.... Read More

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Yes, Your Overweight Horse is at Risk for Laminitis

January 11, 2017

The good news is that many of the laminitis risk factors researchers identified can be detected early and modified.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Videos of 2016

December 27, 2016

View videos on vision, fear, the hoof, assessing the foal after birth, EIPH, trimming old horses' hooves, and more.... Read More

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TheHorse.com's Top Articles of 2016

December 24, 2016

Articles on behavior and equitation science, wound care, laminitis, beet pulp, hoof care, and more were popular in 2016.... Read More

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Dr. Andrew van Eps Joins New Bolton Center Faculty

December 14, 2016

Van Eps' research focuses on understanding, preventing, and treating laminitis and other musculoskeletal diseases.... Read More

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Wednesday's Top Tweets from the 2016 AAEP Convention

December 08, 2016

Top tweets and take-homes from sessions on PSSM, laminitis studies, equine tongue tumors, and more!... Read More

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Minimizing Laminitis Risk in EMS Horses

October 24, 2016

Take steps to reduce the risk of laminitis development, such as combating obesity and reducing pasture and NSC intake.... Read More

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Survey: One-Third of Horses With Health Problems are Lame

October 07, 2016

The British survey results also suggest that lamenesses are more likely to originate in the limb than in the foot.... Read More

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Research Sheds New Light on Laminitis Risk Factors

October 04, 2016

Being able to identify horses at increased risk of developing laminitis is key to reducing its incidence.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Distributes Funds to Benefit Equine Welfare

September 21, 2016

The foundation will distribute $459,198 to 27 organizations and special projects committed to improving equine welfare.... Read More

Supporting limb laminitis was a secondary complication of Barbaro's catastrophic orthopedic injury, but the complications and pain from laminitis led to the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner's euthanasia.

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AAEP Foundation Announces Laminitis Research Funding

September 12, 2016

The foundation will support two research projects investigating support-limb laminitis.... Read More