Laminitis Conferences

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Veterinarian-Farrier Team Key to Managing Laminitic Horses

December 10, 2013

Both individuals' expertise is needed to rehab and maintain these horses' feet for the best possible outcome.... Read More

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Nutritional Management of Insulin Resistance in Horses

December 09, 2013

Learn how you can use nutritional planning to manage insulin resistance in horses.... Read More

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Manual Lymph Drainage to aid in Laminitis Treatment?

December 08, 2013

One researcher believes manual lymph drainage might help speed recovery in affected horses. ... Read More

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Researchers Evaluate Hoof Wall Tubule Density, Morphology

December 06, 2013

Researchers are studying if hoof wall tubule density could provide clues as to a laminitic horse's prognosis.... Read More

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Longeing Surface's Effects on Sound, Lame Horses

December 04, 2013

The team found movement symmetry differences between sound and lame horses longed on soft and hard surfaces.... Read More

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An Epidemiological Approach to Studying Laminitis

November 23, 2013

One researcher believes studying diseases in a real-world setting has both strengths and limitations. ... Read More

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Reparixin: The Future of Laminitis Treatment?

November 19, 2013

Brazilian researchers studied the drug reparixin's effects on horses with experimentally induced laminitis.... Read More

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Planning a Diet for a Laminitic Horse

November 18, 2013

Feeding a laminitic horse can be a challenge. Here are some tips for planning a diet suitable for such horses.... Read More

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Are All Obese Horses At Risk for EMS Development? Maybe Not

November 12, 2013

One researcher says it's unlikely that every obese horse is at risk of developing EMS and laminitis.... Read More

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Horse Body Weight, Age Important Laminitis Risk Factors

November 10, 2013

The risk factors associated with laminitis are many. But which are most important for owners to watch for?... Read More

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Laminitis Prevalence and Risk Factors in Great Britain

November 07, 2013

Researchers identified a number of novel laminitis risk factors, including management-level factors.... Read More

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2013 Laminitis Conference to Offer Horse Owners Program

October 25, 2013

Owners will have an opportunity to talk to a panel of world-renowned experts about a variety of topics.... Read More

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Poster Session Returns to International Laminitis Conference

October 20, 2013

The International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot will take place Nov. 1-3 in Florida.... Read More

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Speakers Announced for 2013 Laminitis Conference

August 26, 2013

Leading laminitis researchers, scholars, clinicians, and farriers will present recent findings in November.... Read More

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Making Sense of Laminitis

February 01, 2013

Farriers and veterinarians discuss ways to work together to treat laminitis--a devastating hoof disease.... Read More

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Stem Cell Therapy as a Potential Treatment for Laminitis

December 25, 2012

Stem cells therapy might offer practitioners an additional treatment option for the fight against laminitis.... Read More

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Laminitis Overview and Anatomy

December 24, 2012

It's important to have at least an understanding of the structures in play during a laminitic episode. ... Read More

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Laminitis Terminology: SIRS Rather Than Sepsis

December 21, 2012

A researcher says SIRS (systemic inflammatory response syndrome) is the term to use when discussing laminitis.... Read More

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Possible Causes of Laminitis

December 19, 2012

Endocrine disorders and black walnut extract exposure were a few of the causes researchers discussed.... Read More

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The Obel Grading System for Describing Laminitis

December 16, 2012

The Obel Grading System is used to classify and understand laminitis progression in horses.... Read More

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Common Clinical Signs of Laminitis

December 15, 2012

Recognizing clinical signs early and seeking immediate veterinary care can improve treatment outcomes.... Read More

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Identifying Laminitic Changes with MRI

December 14, 2012

MRI might offer evidence of laminitic changes in a horse's hoof before the disease is otherwise identified. ... Read More

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Supporting a Foundered Foot with a W-Shoe

December 05, 2012

This hand-forged shoe offers an option for supporting horses suffering laminitis.... Read More

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Human Barefoot Trends: What Can they Tell Us About Horses?

December 04, 2012

Learn what human barefoot running trends are teaching us about horse podiatry and laminitis management.... Read More

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2012 Laminitis Conference brings together Vets, Farriers

November 06, 2012

The two-day program included presentations about podiatry, diagnostics, and treatments for laminitis.... Read More