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EQ Life October magazine: Navigating the laminitis labyrinth

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Laminitis is a complex disease that often presents in spring 


Navigating the laminitis labyrinth

By EQ Life

Spring is a joyous time, with longer, warmer days presenting abundant opportunities for horse owners to enjoy fun in the sun with our four-legged friends. Unfortunately, it’s also the highest risk season for laminitis; an extremely painful, often chronic, and sometimes fatal disease that can affect horses and ponies of all shapes and sizes.

When it comes to laminitis, no two cases have entirely identical causes, triggers, treatments or ongoing management requirements. Understanding the complex nature of this disease and the importance of managing horses’ diets correctly will help ensure that prevention, rather than treatment, is a horse owner’s primary endeavour all year round, not just in spring!


Read the full article in the October issue of Equestrian Life magazine here.




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