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Pasture Associated Laminitis Prevention Strategies

Speakers:
Paul D. Siciliano, PhD | North Carolina State University;
Shannon Pratt Phillips, PhD | North Carolina State University

Presentation Summary:
Excess pasture consumption is often cited as a factor associated with the precipitation of laminitis, a devastating disease affecting horses feet. However the relationship between pasture consumption and laminitis does not appear to be similar among all horses, i.e. some horses appear to be more at risk for developing laminitis while grazing pasture than others. In this webinar the relationship between pasture consumption, horse-type and laminitis will be discussed in the context of strategies aimed at preventing pasture-associated laminitis.

Financial support for this webcast provided by USA Equestrian Trust.

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