Monday, June 26, 2017

Horse Health

Laminitis is a disease found in the hoof of a horse.  It refers to the inflammation of the digital laminae, which are attached to the hoof wall and to the coffin bone.  

  • Symptoms include:
  • increased vital signs
  • profuse sweating
  • tendency to favor the afflicted hoof

Without radiographs, it is impossible to tell if a horse has laminitis or any other common hoof diesease.