Tag Archives: laminitis

Equine Laminitis – Managing pasture to reduce the risk

Laminitis is a leading cause of death in horses and makes a significant financial and emotional impact on the horse industry. This RIRDC report explains how environmental conditions can trigger three-fold increases in the sugar, starch and fructan (collectively called … Continue reading

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Saddleworld Canberra – Laminitis newsletter

The folks at Saddleworld Canberra have compiled a bunch of information about laminitis. Download -> Saddleworld laminitis newsletter

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Grass and subclinical laminitis

When we gaze out the window at our horses playing and grazing together in spring on plenty of grass we may feel pleased to see our horses doing so well. Yet appearances may be deceiving and down the track we … Continue reading

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Laminitis – John Kohnke

Founder is one of the most crippling diseases of horses and ponies, which in severe and recurring cases, can reduce a horse’s usefulness and lifespan. Laminitis, the initiating cause of founder, can affect any horse, of any age or sex, … Continue reading

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