Backing for two studies which aim to learn more about risk factors.
“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.