X-Ray of a foundered horse hoofWatch the live webinar on endocrine laminitis this afternoon, or view an archived version if you miss the original broadcast of The Laminitis Revolution.

“British veterinary surgeon David Rendle, from the Liphook Equine Hospital in Hampshire, England, will discuss how the veterinary profession’s understanding of laminitis has been revolutionized in recent years and provide useful tips to help you manage this debilitating disease.”

Learn more about laminitis, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, and Cushing’s disease at the Talk About Laminitis website.

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Foundered hoof with casting material and packing

Preventive treatments cryotherapy and supporting at-risk hoofs with packing and casting are featured in an article about laminitis in the ‘Daily Racing Form’:

Vets Gain Ground against Disease Suffered by Paynter and Barbaro

“Veterinarians don’t just look to the foot when tackling laminitis. They carefully consider the underlying cause and then try to stabilize that cause, Orsini said. And today, they are applying therapies aggressively to at-risk horses, not just to those showing acute signs of laminitis, said Dr. Bryan Fraley, a farrier and veterinarian whose Fraley Equine Podiatry is affiliated with Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Kentucky.

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vintage sepia photo of a cowboy on a horseJack Brainard Advanced Horsemanship Clinic

“If you can’t change leads, you don’t know Jack!!!”

April 18- 21, 2013

Clinic Host:

Heather Simmons


Clinic Location:

Clearview Horse Farm
2291 Hwy 231 South
Shelbyville, TN 37160




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Mustangs from American WestInterested in feral horse hoofs as a model for the domestic horse?

Check out this post from Fran Jurga’s Hoof Blog, featuring links to a video and 46-page research report from researchers Chris Pollitt and Brian Hampson – detailing their work with and findings about the hoofs of brumbies – the feral horses of Australia.

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Horse eating hayHay horse owners! Want to learn more about your horse? Your Alabama Cooperative Extension System presents the Horse Owner Resource, Science and Education (H.O.R.S.E) series of educational meetings for Spring 2013!

Each meeting this year features a different specialist from Auburn University, with live demo horses at the Horse Safety and Understanding Horse Conformation meetings.

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