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A Bone to Pick with Equine Laminitis, or How Sophie Shore Spends Her Summers

This is Sophie. Sophie is pretty amazing. She is only seventeen, but she is passionate about horses and horse racing. Sophie is spending part of her summer holiday at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center doing equine laminitis research with Dr. 675 more words


Laminitis: Symptoms and Treatment

(c) Sheri Spencer

Laminitis (founder), as defined┬áby┬áthe UC Davis Book of Horses, is “inflammation of the laminae of the foot which serve to attach the coffin bone to the hoof wall.” It is caused by an interruption (constant, intermittent or short-term) of blood flow to the sensitive and insensitive laminae. 1,889 more words