Laminitis to be Discussed at Nation's Largest Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference

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Months after the equine community lost the Kentucky Derby Champion Barbaro to laminitis, veterinarians will gather in Seattle, Wash., at the 2007 ACVIM Forum on June 6-9 to discuss new ways to prevent and manage the disease that eventually led to his euthanasia.

Laminitis, commonly called founder, is a painful inflammation of the foot occurring when the laminae, or sensitive tissues

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