Items Tagged with 'Chronic Laminitis'


Research Journal: September/October 2017

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Hoof Lameness Treatment Methods of temporarily causing a lameness in a controlled manner can be useful when conducting research on pain relieving medications. However, most commonly used models are either very short lived and only produce a momentary lameness in response to a brief painful stimulus or are not reversible.
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Online Extras: March 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video of farrier Kirk Smith forging concave shoes.
  • Advice from a farrier/vet on modifying hoof boots to address chronic laminitis.
  • 2016 International Horseshoeing & Equine Veterinarian Hall Of Fame induction videos.
  • Farrier insight on hospital plates.
  • World Health Organization's guidelines for hand washing.
  • Jon Atkinson's guide for calculating the measurements of surgical shoes.

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Veterinarian Quick Takes

[Video] Modified Clogs Application

Equine veterinarian Steve Hicks has produced a 26 1/2-minute video highlighting the use of modified clogs in dealing with a number of acute and chronic laminitis cases. The video shows a number of laminitic horses both before and immediately after application of these modified clogs.
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The Peak Of The Summit

Footcare pros share some of the moments from the 10th annual International Hoof-Care Summit that left them saying “WOW!”
In the movie Forest Gump, the title character tells a reporter that his mother used to say, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.”
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