Some attendees suggested questionable studies might be the basis for some medication policies.
Attention to conditioning and minimizing wear and tear can help horses stay on the trail for years to come.
With many horses in need of homes, adoption is often an attractive alternative to buying; however, it requires a serious human commitment. Adoption is not the right choice for everyone, but those considering adoption have plenty of options from retired racehorses to wild horses and everything in between.
Teams of veterinarians and farriers from around the country gathered at the fifth International Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot to discuss the most cutting-edge information available for the fight to conquer laminitis. This devastating hoof disease is caused by an inflammation of the horse’s laminae–interlocking leaflike tissues attaching the hoof to the coffin bone.
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