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Farriers Are Key for Laminitis Early Detection

University of Pennsylvania veterinarian James Orsini offers laminitis early detection and management tips
Laminitis is one of the most dreaded equine diseases. Many horses affected by it eventually develop severe or chronic lameness. Dr. James Orsini, former director of the Laminitis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center, is well-acquainted with the disease.
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While heel studs can keep feet from slipping when a horse gallops over grass, their ultimate biomechanical effects are still not fully understood.
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The International Hosershoeing Hall Of Fame

Halls of Fame Welcome 11 New Members

Seven farriers and four equine veterinarians from around the world are honored for their dedication and passion in promoting hoof care
The 2010 classes were added to the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame and the International Equine Veterinarians Hall Of Fame during a ceremony at the International Hoof-Care Summit on Thursday, Feb. 3 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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In an attempt to remove some of the guesswork from predicting which horses are likely to recover from laminitis, James Orsini evaluated the records of 247 horses treated for laminitis that were euthanized and 344 horses that were treated and discharged from the New Bolton Center equine hospital between 1986 and 2003.
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Karen Trebitz doesn’t tell clients which brand of shoe she’s using on their horse or whether it costs more or less than any other brand.
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Laminitis Panel

A Wide-Ranging Look at Laminitis

Fifth International Equine Conference On Laminitis And Diseases Of The Foot Delves Into Many Areas And Therapies
Gorgeous sunshine and swaying palm trees were good reasons for visiting Florida’s Atlantic coast, but they were greatly enhanced by the gracious hospitality and extraordinary exchange of equine knowledge at the Fifth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot.
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Ponies

Laminitis Puzzle in the Spotlight

Florida conference tackles laminitis and other foot problems

Laminitis continues to be an all too common, devastating mystery — extremely painful for affected horses, frustrating for those treating them and sometimes ruinous to equine businesses. We don’t yet know how to prevent it 100%, and we can’t always treat it effectively enough to bring affected horses back to work.


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