Laminitis | Prevention & Management
Prevention is always better than cure especially as laminitis can cause extreme pain, lameness, permanent damage to the hooves and can increase the risk of future episodes.
Additional steps to help reduce the risk of laminitis:
1) Wylie, C.E., et al 2013. Risk factors for equine laminitis: a case-control study conducted in veterinary-registered horses and ponies in Great Britain between 2009 and 2011. The Veterinary Journal, 198(1), pp.57-69.
Pollard, D., Wylie, C.E., Verheyen, K.L.P., Newton, J.R. (2019) Identification of modifiable factors associated with owner-reported equine laminitis in Britain using a web-based cohort study approach. BMC veterinary research, 15(1), p.59.