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What is equine laminitis? How does it affect horses?

Posted by Liv Gude on

What is equine laminitis? How does it affect horses?
When laminitis starts to set in, there is decreased blood flow to the laminae tissue, causing the tissue to swell and elongate. This puts pressure on all of the internal structures of the hoof. It’s not long before this swelling becomes quite painful for a horse.

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Is My Horse Fat?

Posted by Hannah Jones on

Is My Horse Fat?
Obesity in horses is a serious and can lead to life-threatening conditions like laminitis and founder. How can you tell if your pudgy pony is a fat horse? Hannah Jones explains and suggests options you can follow to keep your horse fit and trim!

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How I Convinced My Clients To Use Grazing Muzzles

Posted by Rebecca Wyatt on

How I Convinced My Clients To Use Grazing Muzzles

One of the biggest challenges of my career as a farrier was convincing horse owners that their horses should lose weight before they foundered. If you’ve worked with foundered or laminitic horses, you know how challenging it can be for you, the horse, and the owner. It’s heartbreaking to watch a horse suffer needlessly; it’s one reason many of us chose this profession. Rehabilitating horses is rewarding, but most of us would prefer to prevent equine diseases like founder and laminitis in the first place! Don't wait for a horse to founder before trying a grazing muzzle. Excuses ranged from...

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