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Winter Laminitis

Veterinarians working with many laminitic horses are well acquainted with the problem but others may be unfamiliar with it.  It’s a laminitis-like syndrome triggered by cold weather. Horses normally have a very high tolerance for cold.  In all species, cold … Continue reading

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Hormonal Laminitis is Different

There are many causes of laminitis, including dietary overloads, hormonal disruptions, toxic plants, severe intestinal disorders and bacterial infections.  It has been estimated that 80% or more of laminitis cases fall under the category of hormonal/endocrine pathologies but until recently … Continue reading

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