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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. 673 more words


Laminitis: Symptoms and Treatment

(c) Sheri Spencer

Laminitis (founder), as defined by the 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


Ups and Downs; Thrush and Lameness

Don’t you just wish you could point some sort of scanner at your horse and get an immediate, reliable answer to all of your questions? Me too, but unfortunately instead I feel like I spend at least half my time doubting or questioning everything. 778 more words


Product Review: Animed Remission

Going from relatively little grass, to a lush spring pasture, can easily bring on Laminitis, if not founder.

Jaworzno came with a pronounced crest, and signs of IR (Insulin Resistance).  552 more words

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