Feet

Here you will find various articles on basic hoof care and common problems that can effect horses hooves

Lamenting the condition!

THE PROBLEM OF LAMINITIS.

Laminitis is a very serious, debilitating and extremely painful condition of the horse’s foot. It is the second biggest killer of horse after colic.

The condition has been long known about and is probably as old as the domestication of horses. There is no human medical … Read More

A LOOK AT LAMINITIS AND EQUINE METABOLIC SYNDROME.

Laminitis has long been known as a crippling and depressing syndrome – Day and Sons in their book of “Every Day Farriery” in September 1885 describe laminitis as… “An extremely painful heated and inflamed condition of the foot”. The line drawing of a … Read More