Conference Programme 2020


Laminitis -medical and orthopaedic aspects

13 Nov 2020
RVC Equine Theatre 1

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.
Mark Trussler, FWCF (Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers), Farrier - Trussler Farriery Services Ltd
Nicola Menzies-Gow, MA VetMB PhD DipECEIM CertEM(Int.med) FHEA MRCVS, Reader in Equine Medicine - Royal Veterinary College

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