British equines – with and without laminitis – to be followed for two years.
Challenge made to research foundation in memory of winning racehorse who could not be saved.
Memorial wall to ensure no horse or pony who has suffered from laminitis is forgotten.
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.