Liz Somerville and Jenny Croft MRCVS clear up some common misconceptions and help you to understand more about what laminitis is, how it affects your horse and explain the treatment and on-going management regimes.
Laminitis is incredibly painful for horses so any suspected case should always be treated as a medical emergency. If you are in any doubt please contact your own vet to make sure your horse or pony gets the necessary care and treatment.
The episode answers the questions horse owners may have about laminitis:
- What is laminitis?
- How does laminitis affect the horse’s foot and why is it so painful?
- What are the main causes of laminitis?
- How do I manage laminitis?
- What can I do to prevent laminitis?