Understanding Winter Laminitis
Laminitis has become one of the most heavily researched aspects of lameness because it affects so many horses. Are some horses more susceptible than others? How to spot the warning signs and act fast to manage them.
Every winter some owners and caretakers are faced with the onset of obvious foot pain in their horses for no apparent reason. Once a horse has experienced this, it is likely to recur year after year. What's going on?
The normal reaction of the horse's body during cold exposure may be decreased blood supply to the hoof, sufficient enough to cause...Read More