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Advances in Equine Nutrition III by J. D. Pagan, R. J. Geor

By J. D. Pagan, R. J. Geor

Featuring overseas authorities that provided at KER meetings, this comprehensive collection of study and evaluation papers discusses such issues as sophisticated dietary requirements for horses, potent how you can carry food for horses in all athletic endeavors, attaining optimum development in younger horses, and making sure nutrient specifications are being fulfilled in reproductively energetic horses.

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Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger; 1974. p. 250. 29. Nilsson SA. Clinical morphological and experimental studies of laminitis in cattle. Acta Vet 1963;4(Suppl 1):1–304. 30. Pitzen D. Some laminitis problems in horses may be caused by excessive iron intake. doc+Pitzen+iron&cd=4&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client= safari. Accessed December 21, 2009. 31. Pitzen D. The trouble with iron. Feed management 1993;44(6):9–10. 32. Jenkins D. Hot flash: laminitis. Am Farriers J 2004;30(4):86–9. 33. Merillat LA. The treatment of acute laminitis.

In the last 5 years the acceptance and use of the Steward Clog has improved the lives of many chronic laminitic horses. Dr Mike Steward started applying wooden shoes on horses with laminitis and took note of the way the horse wore down the wood. He built wooden clogs that mimicked the wear pattern and tried applying them to horse’s feet. He found that it offered them an improved range of movement in foot breakover at the toe and heel. It also increased sole support, which resulted in marked improvement in their comfort.

Proper husbandry practices may eliminate 27 28 Walsh this most commonly seen form of laminitis, once we completely understand the endocrinology and metabolic processes involved. Today the only proven therapy that has been shown to prevent acute laminitis is the application of cold ice water from the knees and the hock down to the feet. This work, done by Drs Andrew van Eps and Chris Pollitt of Australia, scientifically proved that by icing the limbs, laminitis could be prevented in horses undergoing a carbohydrate induction of laminitis.

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