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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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A West Coast farrier says she is much more careful about charging in today’s tougher economy for some of the small things that she used to let slip by for the sake of effective customer relations.
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In evaluating the impact on forelimb kinetics during the swing phase of the trot, Hilary Clayton and other Michigan State University researchers found no significant differences between flat and egg bar shoes of the same weight.

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Nothing Is Easy When Tackling Laminitis

Proper diagnosis and treatment complications are a huge concern
While laminitis is a treatable disease, Frank Nickels knows that with treatment comes complications. In fact, trying to diagnose a horse as laminitic can be a complication in itself.
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Battling Laminitis

Crucial Care For Sound Footing

English farrier reviews the progression of this dreaded disease
Laminitis is never a minor thing. We should have etched in our minds that laminitis is a debilitating, crippling disease which causes extreme pain and distress to horses and, in all cases, should be treated as a clinical emergency.
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Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic

Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic
7319 Tittabawassee Road
Saginaw, MI
United States
Contact: Carissa Kars
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