Laminitis - What to keep a check for
Separation or failure of the laminae connecting the hoof wall to the underlying structure is a serious problem. If left unattended it can result in permanent structural changes in the hoof leading to disease, lameness and severe pain.
In worse case scenario, the coffin or pedal bone rotates downwards and can puncture the sole of the hoof. This often results in the death of the horse.
So what can we do. Click the image to go to an article that will assist us to understand the signs.
Its important that we understand our animals and how to best help them.