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Turnout is exercise. Horses on 24-hour turnout walk an average of 3-5 miles a day. Exercise helps build muscle and increases circulation to the feet. Interaction with other horses increases play time – a positive mental aspect. more

Equine Wellness

Acupuncture on a horse

Karen Tappenden

Acupuncture is a safe and effective adjunctive therapy for acute or chronic laminitis patients. more

Therapy

Lameness exam

Holistic Horse Inc.

Luckily there are 3 steps to holistic care of horse lameness: more

Equine Wellness

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The condition of a horse's hoof can tell you a lot about the condition of the horse's health. more

Equine Wellness

Laminitis is a broad term describing inflammation of the laminar tissues of the foot. Impact can range from mild to catastrophic. more

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Acupunctre on a Horse

Linda Umla

A list of therapies useful to battle Laminitis in the horse more

Therapy

Attaching a piece of solid wood to the bottom of a horse’s foot seems counter-intuitive. Shouldn’t the foot have the softest possible cushion under it, not something solid? more

Hoof Care

Laminitis  and Ponies

Amy Hayek

Laminitis (also known as founder) is a condition where the sensitive laminae of the feet become inflamed and swell, causing separation of the tissues. more

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