Laminitis sends a shiver of fear down the back of horse owners and veterinary surgeons around the world and this truly global disease can have an impact on all horses from a miniature pony to the elite athlete.
Laminitis should be treated as an emergency by horse owners and prompt, collaborative efforts between veterinary surgeon, farrier and owner can lead to a successful outcome in many cases. The recent developments in laminitis research give us a greater understanding of this disease and this knowledge will undoubtedly allow us to improve the welfare of our horses now and in the future.
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