Tag: Laminitis

Endotoxins found to weaken hoof tissue in Austrian lab study

| 26 November 2015 11:24 am | 0 Comments
Endotoxins found to weaken hoof tissue in Austrian lab study

Call for more research into role of endotoxins in laminiitis.

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Hopes for plant extract in fighting equine metabolic syndrome

| 27 October 2015 4:35 pm | 0 Comments
Hopes for plant extract in fighting equine metabolic syndrome

Clinical trials planned; patents pending.

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Leading experts for No Laminitis! Conference in US

| 12 October 2015 9:30 am | 0 Comments
Leading experts for No Laminitis! Conference in US

Focus on prevention and treatment of endocrinopathic laminitis.

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Researchers map genetic make-up of horse hoof tissue

| 5 October 2015 9:16 am | 0 Comments
Researchers map genetic make-up of horse hoof tissue

Data represents a valuable tool for laminitis research.

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Famed NZ galloper Bonecrusher dies at 32

| 11 June 2015 4:17 pm | 0 Comments
Famed NZ galloper Bonecrusher dies at 32

Great Kiwi galloper succumbs to laminitis after 24-year retirement.

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Researchers show value of diet and exercise for laminitis-prone horses

| 27 March 2015 10:04 am | 1 Comment
Researchers show value of diet and exercise for laminitis-prone horses

Nineteen horses and ponies put on individually tailored programmes.

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Horse owners urged to join long-term laminitis study

| 11 February 2015 9:43 am | 0 Comments
Horse owners urged to join long-term laminitis study

British equines – with and without laminitis – to be followed for two years.

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Owner’s pledge prompts $150K for laminitis research

| 11 February 2015 8:39 am | 0 Comments
Owner’s pledge prompts $150K for laminitis research

Challenge made to research foundation in memory of winning racehorse who could not be saved.

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They will be remembered: honoring horses with laminitis

| 2 January 2015 9:43 pm | 0 Comments
They will be remembered: honoring horses with laminitis

Memorial wall to ensure no horse or pony who has suffered from laminitis is forgotten.

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Study to explore equine gut microbes in fight against laminitis

| 6 December 2014 8:28 am | 0 Comments
Study to explore equine gut microbes in fight against laminitis

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

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Sad loss of leading showjumper Presley Boy

| 8 September 2014 9:07 am | 0 Comments
Sad loss of leading showjumper Presley Boy

Complications relating to laminitis claim top showjumper, who had been retired in 2012.

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Could hops play a role in fighting laminitis?

| 30 July 2014 9:14 am | 0 Comments
Could hops play a role in fighting laminitis?

Hops show promise as potential intervention in pasture-associated laminitis.

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Ponies too fat in their genes? Britain’s paddock potatoes exposed

| 12 July 2014 9:56 am | 1 Comment
Ponies too fat in their genes? Britain’s paddock potatoes exposed

“Thrifty genotype” of British native breeds an obesity risk factor – study.

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Major threat to human health also a serious risk to horses – expert

| 9 July 2014 5:24 pm | 0 Comments
Major threat to human health also a serious risk to horses – expert

Growing risk of metabolic syndrome in humans mirrored in horses.

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Global survey aims to assess laminitis risk factors

| 20 February 2014 9:26 am | 0 Comments
Global survey aims to assess laminitis risk factors

“Our ultimate aim is to make laminitis a manageable disease and improve horse welfare.”

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St Nicholas Abbey loses brave battle

| 15 January 2014 9:13 am | 0 Comments
St Nicholas Abbey loses brave battle

Colic claims champion galloper after months of care following leg fracture.

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Sweets for my sweet – but how safe is your grass?

| 2 January 2014 9:14 am | 2 Comments
Sweets for my sweet – but how safe is your grass?

Grasses high in fructans are great for cattle, but they can be dangerous for horses.

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Black Caviar’s brother dies following spider bite

| 29 December 2013 8:39 pm | 5 Comments
Black Caviar’s brother dies following spider bite

Champion racemare’s younger brother succumbs to laminitis following treatment for a spider bite.

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Laminitis: not just for the spring

| 25 November 2013 7:59 am | 0 Comments
Laminitis: not just for the spring

Research into native grasses aims to develop certified grass seen low in sugar and carbs.

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British horse owners sought for laminitis study

| 4 November 2013 8:31 am | 0 Comments
British horse owners sought for laminitis study

Researchers hope to get a better understanding of factors sparking laminitic episodes.

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