Laminitis

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Rehabilitating the Laminitic Foot

August 30, 2013

Dr. Scott Morrison of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital shares solutions for supporting laminitic horse hooves.... 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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Why UPenn's Semi-Feral Herd Ponies Don't Founder

August 08, 2013

Seeing ponies graze on lush pastures, you'd expect some to founder. Dr. Sue McDonnell explains why they don't.... Read More

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Hoof-Care Triage

August 01, 2013

Punctures, abscesses, and worse: What to do when your horse's hoof is hurting and whom to call for help.... Read More

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Venograms and Laminitis

July 22, 2013

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

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Colonels Smokingun Laid To Rest

July 10, 2013

Colonels Smokingun lost his battle with laminitis on July 8.... Read More

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Racehorse who Overcame Laminitis Returns to Racing

June 14, 2013

Paynter, who overcame a serious illness, will return to the races later today in California. ... Read More

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Fighting Laminitis

June 10, 2013

Laminitis isn't unique to senior horses, but it's certainly a concern for many owners of aging equids.... Read More

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Of Horses and Health Problems

May 21, 2013

I'd like to learn more about your equine seniors and the health challenges they face.... Read More

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'At Least She's Feeling Good...'

May 10, 2013

Has treatment for a medical condition ever made your senior horse young again?... Read More

This is an example of managing chronic laminitis case with a hoof wall bevel and a hoof wall grooving.

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Laminitis Rehab: 'If the Corium is Happy, There's Hope'

April 19, 2013

One veterinarian describes what the corium can tell us about a laminitic horse's chances of recovery.... Read More

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Laminitis Risk Factors

March 26, 2013

What is the most important risk factor that make some horses more prone to laminitis than others?... Read More

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Founder vs. Laminitis

March 19, 2013

Are founder and laminitis the same thing?... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More

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Podiatry Table Topic: A Focus on Laminitis (AAEP 2012)

March 08, 2013

Laminitis is a devastating disease that does not discriminate based on a horse's age, breed, or discipline.... Read More

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Progenitor Cells in Healthy and Laminitic Hooves (AAEP 2012)

February 16, 2013

Researchers recently evaluated adult progenitor cell characteristics from healthy and laminitic horse hooves.... Read More

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Laminitis Update

February 14, 2013

Experts answered reader questions live about what's new in laminitis research and treatments.... Read More

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Handling Non-Weight Bearing Lameness in the Field (AAEP 2012)

February 08, 2013

Non-weight-bearing lameness is one of the most common emergencies practitioners manage in the field. ... Read More

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Metabolic Syndrome Dangerous for Pregnant Mares (AAEP 2012)

February 05, 2013

Equine metabolic syndrome can put pregnant mares in an especially precarious in situation.... Read More

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Making Sense of Laminitis

January 16, 2013

Farriers and vets discussed ways to work together to treat this hoof disease at the 2012 Laminitis Conference.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Group Still Recruiting Cases (AAEP 2012)

January 12, 2013

Owners of laminitic horses can speak with their veterinarian about registering to be included in the study.... Read More

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Hindgut Microflora of Laminitic, Nonlaminitic Horses Compared

January 05, 2013

Researchers found surprising differences between fecal microflora DNA of laminitic and nonlaminitic horses.... Read More

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The Horse: Top 10 Horse Health Articles of 2012

January 01, 2013

The staff at TheHorse.com tallied the most popular articles of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?... Read More

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Evaluation and Treatment of the Laminitic Horse

December 28, 2012

A thorough examination, an aggressive treatment plan, and owner commitment are needed to manage laminitis.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Resume Training, Wins Vox Populi

December 27, 2012

It's hoped that the colt, who battled a series of medical issues in 2012, will return to the track in 2013.... Read More