Laminitis Horse Course Archived

The latest Horse Course from the University of Kentucky's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and Gluck Equine Research Center (presented by Pfizer Animal Health) is now available for viewing on TheHorse.com.

Jim Belknap, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, an associate professor of veterinary clinical sciences from The Ohio State University's Galbreath Equine Center led the presentation titled "Laminitis." During his presentation, Belknap compared and contrasted sepsis-induced and pasture-associated laminitis.

"The average practitioner is seeing more cases of (pasture-associated laminitis) than sepsis-related laminitis," Belknap said. "Surgeons, especially in the broodmare area, still see plenty of cases of sepsis-related laminitis."

View other archived Horse Courses at TheHorse.com/HorseCourses. Recent additions to the Horse Course library include "Treating Upper Respiratory Diseases" with Laurent Couëtil, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM; "Muscle Power: Muscle Mass in Growing, Athletic Horses" with Kristine Urschel, PhD; and "Equine Malignant Melanoma: We Need to Help the Old Grey Mare" with John Robertson, VMD, MS, PhD.

About the Author

Erica Larson, News Editor

Erica Larson, news editor, holds a degree in journalism with an external specialty in equine science from Michigan State University in East Lansing. A Massachusetts native, she grew up in the saddle and has dabbled in a variety of disciplines including foxhunting, saddle seat, and mounted games. Currently, Erica competes in three-day eventing with her OTTB, Dorado.

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