One in four horses are euthanised by vets every year because of intractable laminitis, usually after a prolonged and painful period when attempts are made to save it. So it’s a very serious disease and must never be underestimated. If spotted EARLY and managed CORRECTLY from the start, it may be possible to achieve a successful outcome for each horse.
This guide will help you to spot the disease as soon as it appears and give you some tips on first aid. Every laminitis case should be seen by a vet, who will provide pain relief . . .