Laminitis

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Managing Foot Casts on Horses with Chronic Laminitis

December 14, 2013

Complicated laminitis cases carry a poor prognosis, but some have responded to treatment with foot casts.... Read More

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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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St Nicholas Abbey Reaches 'Critical' Point in Recovery

December 02, 2013

The racehorse has reached a "critical" point in his recovery from a fractured leg and subsequent laminitis. ... Read More

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Pain Management for Horses with Laminitis: Where Are We Now?

December 02, 2013

There's still no one-size-fits-all formula to managing laminitic horses' pain. ... Read More

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Using Cryotherapy to Prevent Colitis-Associated Laminitis

November 29, 2013

Horses with colitis were 10 times less likely to develop laminitis when treated with cryotherapy.... Read More

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Endocrine Disease and Laminitis in Broodmares

November 24, 2013

Endocrine changes associated with pregnancy might increase a broodmare's risk of developing laminitis.... 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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You Can't Spell Laminitis Treatment without Team

November 20, 2013

At the Laminitis Conference I witnessed a farrier-veterinarian-owner team approach to horse care.... 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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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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Feeding the Sick Horse

October 31, 2013

Dr. Ginger Rich of Rich Equine Nutritional Consulting shares practices for feeding sick horses.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Stand at WinStar

October 31, 2013

Paynter recovered from a life-threatening illness a year ago before successfully returning to the racetrack. ... Read More

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Rutgers Presents Event Featuring Dr. Ray Geor

October 29, 2013

Geor's lecture will focus on obesity, insulin resistance, and how these conditions relate to laminitis. ... Read More

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Dressage Champion Bonfire Dies at 30

October 29, 2013

Bonfire was euthanized Monday (Oct. 28) due to complications from Cushing's disease and laminitis. ... Read More

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Researchers Explore Microbes to Benefit Animal, Human Health

October 26, 2013

Researchers are exploring animal microbiome to benefit both animals--including horses--and humans.... 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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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Brittany Harlow

September 28, 2013

Harlow's research has focused on exploring options for reducing gastrointestinal conditions in the horse.... Read More

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Researchers Evaluating Inflammatory Markers of Laminitis

September 26, 2013

Blood levels of certain anti-inflammatory markers might indicate a horse is at increased risk of laminitis.... Read More

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Laminitis Consortium Continues Extensive Research Program

September 22, 2013

Researchers from The Laminitis Consortium published the results of four more laminitis-associated studies.... Read More