Laminitis -medical and orthopaedic aspects
This session will focus on the medical and orthopaedic aspects of the management of equine laminitis. The medical management of all three forms of laminitis, namely sepsis-associated, endocrinopathic and supporting limb laminitis will be covered. In addition, the farriery options available for foot support will be discussed.
- By the end of the session, delegates will be able to:
- 1) Formulate a medical management plan appropriate for each of the three forms of acute equine laminitis
- 2) Discuss appropriate foot support options with the farrier in cases of equine laminitis and formulate a suitable plan for an individual animal.