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Lameness in Horses: Causes, Treatment and Preventions

What does a Lame Horse means and what Causes: When a horse becomes, or is acting in a lame manner, the result can be heart-wrenching. This lameness is an abnormality of gait that is caused by abnormal movement and pain. This discomfort can be caused by hoof angle, coffin bone, navicular bone, ligament, and neurological issues in the horse. This can happen the same way an athlete gets hurt, either competing, training, or living a normal day. Because of the commonality of this horse issue, it is important to know what to do if lameness does happen and what you should do to prevent this lameness in your horse. So what can you do for a lame horse? So many Read More...

Laminitis in Horses: Causes and Natural Treatment 2022

What to do for Laminitis in Horses? Laminitis or founder as it is often referred to is the inflamed soft tissue of the foot that can separate from the hoof wall.  In severe cases, laminitis can cause the coffin bone to rotate to the point where it protrudes out of the sole or bottom of the horse's hoof.  This rotation happens when the laminae separate from the hoof wall causing the deep digital flexor tendon that is connected to the underside of the coffin bone to rotate the coffin bone down. This inflammation of the laminae causes the horse much discomfort and lameness. What causes Laminitis in horses? Knowing the root cause can allow you to not chase symptoms, but Read More...