Palmar Angles' Effect on Laminitic Horse Hooves
Veterinarians and researchers around the world have been seeking a cure for laminitis for decades. While a cure remains elusive at present, several treatment options have been developed to help make laminitic horses more comfortable despite their condition. A team of researchers from New Zealand recently put one of the most common treatment methods to the test using biomechanical models, however, and found that it might not be as effective in treating the clinical signs of the disease as once thought.

Laminitis is a disease that compromises the laminar junction, a 3-4 mm layer of soft tissue connecting the hoof wall to the coffin bone. In horses aff

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