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Why Heart Bars Can Work Well With Laminitis

Forget the bute and other chemical pain relievers when it comes to treating laminitis cases, advises this equine veterinarian
After nearly 40 years of treating horses suffering from founder, laminitis, heel pain or navicular disease, I've made several critical observations in regard to the need for using anti-inflammatory drugs.
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Heart Bars Revisited

Drugs Vs. Heart Bars For Treating Founder

Specializing in laminitis work, this equine vet has not used bute on a foundered horse for 20 years
Having used the heart bar shoe successfully for many years and having worked closely with deceased Texas farrier Burney Chapman on it, I feel qualified to speak about its merits in the treatment of laminitis.
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