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Guarding Against Springtime Laminitis

Educating clients and being vigilant for early warning signs can head off this potentially deadly malady
Bright green grass is one of the signs of spring, but all that green is also a red flag for hoof-care professionals. It means it’s time to remind your clients of an increased danger of certain forms of laminitis, as well as keeping an eye peeled for the early warning signs of the disease.
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Lameness Occurs The Most Of All Equine Medical Problems

According to federal researchers, lameness has the highest annual incident density of all medical problems in horses, DVM360 Magazine reports. Half of all horse operations with five or more horses have one or more cases of lameness annually. Another federal report estimates lameness incidence at 7.5% to 13.7% annually.


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Nearly one-third of all light trucks have at least one substantially under-inflated tire (8 pounds or more below the recommended tire pressure), creating the potential for deadly accidents. A survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demonstrated that 20 percent of all light trucks have two or more under-inflated tires.


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