What do you believe is the biggest mistake people make when dealing with laminitis?

What do you believe is the biggest mistake people make when dealing with laminitis?

There are 3 main problems people commonly make when dealing with laminitis.

1. Under-rating the seriousness of the problem

2. The over-use of ‘Bute’ (anti-inflammatory and analgesic)

With the reduction in pain, the horse may move around more than it should – more than the unstable laminae can cope with, thus cause further breakdown.

3. Not dealing with insulin resistance

Which is probably a factor in the majority of cases of laminitis. This is mainly by controlling the intake of non-structural carbohydrates in the diet. (sugars and starch)




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