What are the causes and treatment of Lamnitis?
Laminitis is a complex condition in horses that has been associated with numerous potential causes including metabolic abnormalities, toxins, infections, dietary changes and excessive weight-bearing.
Once a horse has laminitis, it is more likely to have recurrent episodes. It is very important to closely monitor these horses and have regular vet checks. The treatment and management of laminitis in horses varies depending on the stage and severity of the condition as well as the initial cause, if identified.
DID YOU KNOW?
Treated early and in partnership with a vet and farrier team, often laminitis can resolve and be managed for the life of the horse.
- Health4Horses vet team
Join Health 4 Horses Today
For A Healthier, Happier Horse
Stay up-to-date with the latest news on horse health and what's happening in our community, plus gain access to
our regular newsletter, exclusive deals and competitions and view extra video series footage of the Hendra
documentary: 'A safer tomorrow'.