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Circumstances In Which Walking Away From A Laminitis Case Might Be In Your Best Interest

There are many circumstances in which vets and farriers need to work together for the best outcome for the horse. Disagreements may occur during these discussions of the best course to take. In speaking with Diego Almeida, CJF, of the Midwest Horseshoeing School and University of Illinois School of Veterinary Medicine about dealing with laminitis (September/October 2017, American Farriers Journal), he finds that it is imperative for the farrier to avoid misunderstandings with the vet by being prepared.
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Key Points For Managing Laminitis

At a winter clinic, farrier Travis Burns reviews options available and the critical need to adhere to principles of treatment

When encountering acute or chronic laminitic cases, the best possible outcome relies on a team consisting of the horse owner, husbandry staff, veterinarian and farrier. Every case is different, yet the principles remain the same.


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Equine Arthritis: Dealing With The Pain

Ask anyone who suffers from arthritis what it's like, and you'll hear just one word repeated and repeated - pain. And you won't have to look very far to find people to ask. In some cases, you don't even need to ask - you can tell just by watching them move; they don't like to because it hurts.
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