Laminitis

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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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Coleman, Page Recipients of EQUUS Foundation Research Fellows

December 03, 2012

The awards emphasize the importance of assisting researchers in their exploration of horse health topics.... Read More

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Man Charged with Cruelty for Overworking Laminitic Horse

November 28, 2012

The man allegedly rode the horse for miles, which caused injuries that necessitated the animal's euthanasia.... Read More

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Hankenson Named First Richardson Professor in Equine Disease Research

November 16, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Jackson established the professorship after their horse Barbaro was treated at Penn Vet.... Read More

Dr. Alonso Guedes and Hulahalla.

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UC Davis to Test Experimental Drug for Treating Laminitis

November 15, 2012

Veterinarians plan to conduct a trial of an experimental drug that has shown promise in treating laminitis.... Read More

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2012 Laminitis Conference Recap

November 07, 2012

Dr. Nora Grenager talks about the 2012 Laminitis Conference and what results from the event.... Read More

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Equine Veterinary Journal Offers Laminitis Research Online

November 07, 2012

EVJ has made a collection of laminitis research papers available online to both vets and horse owners. ... 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

Routine hoof care is critical for your horse’s soundness and well-being. “A lot of times, when horses are on pasture, not in performance and not getting ridden very often, hoof problems arise due to longer intervals between care,” Tanner says. Whether a horse is barefoot or shod, “routine trimming by a skilled farrier,” is essential to reduce the possibility of laminitis, he adds.

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2012 Laminitis Conference: Trimming Too Short?

November 05, 2012

Instructor and farrier Chris Gregory, CJF, FWCF, answers a user's question about trimming hooves too short.... Read More

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2012 Laminitis Conference: Broodmares and Laminitis

November 04, 2012

Veterinarian and farrier Dr. Raul Bras answers a user's question concerning broodmares and laminitis.... Read More

Dr. Nora Grenager at the 2012 International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot

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2012 Laminitis Conference: The Human Correlate of Laminitis

November 04, 2012

Dr. Nora Grenager answers a user question about the human correlate of laminitis. The answer can surprise you.... Read More

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2012 Laminitis Conference Overview

November 03, 2012

Dr. James Orsini shares the importance of bringing vets and farriers together to discuss laminitis.... Read More

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Global Laminitis Conference Scheduled Nov. 2-3 in Calif.

October 30, 2012

This year's event features a horse owner program covering advancements in laminitis research and more.... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter to Rehab at Fair Hill Equine Therapy

October 15, 2012

Zayat, commenting Oct. 12, said the intent is to eventually return Paynter to training.
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Commentary: Paynter--A Profile in Courage

October 07, 2012

Steve Haskin shares his thoughts on racehorse Paynter's multiple medical battles and his recovery.... Read More

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EMS, PPID Focus of Second Equine Endocrinology Summit

September 27, 2012

Endocrinology researchers met to discuss equine metabolic syndrome (EMS) and equine Cushing's disease (PPID).... Read More

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Racehorse Paynter Recovers from Laminitis, Fighting Colitis

September 21, 2012

Paynter has "beaten laminitis" and will be able to race again if he beats colitis, his owner said Sept. 21.... Read More

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2012 Equine Endocrinology Summit: Laminitis Q & A

September 19, 2012

Don Walsh, DVM, answers questions about The 2012 Equine Endocrinology Summit and how it relates to laminitis.... Read More

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Laminitis Research Project Inclusion Criteria Expanded

September 16, 2012

The coordinators of the ongoing laminitis research project have expanded the inclusion criteria.... Read More