“Thrifty genotype” of British native breeds an obesity risk factor – study.
Growing risk of metabolic syndrome in humans mirrored in horses.
“Our ultimate aim is to make laminitis a manageable disease and improve horse welfare.”
Beneficial bacteria identified which could lead to preventative probiotics.
Hopes that blood biomarkers might reveal horses prone to condition.
Conference held every two years a nod to Spot, who succumbed to the crippling disease.
Equine research role formed following Barbaro’s death has its first incumbent.
Mare treated with experimental compound bounces back remarkably from severe laminitis.