Laminitis is a crippling condition. Once a horse has had an episode of laminitis they are particularly susceptible to future episodes. Laminitis can be challenging to manage so prevention is important.
Be aware that during the rainy spring months the soluble carbohydrate content increases in grass and clover. When ingested, this causes metabolic changes that result in altered blood flow to the laminae of the foot. Access to lush pasture should be controlled or restricted.
All natural anti-inflammatories can make a difference. This is what makes Prime THRIVE, crushed hemp seed top dressing, and Prime Hemp Seed Oil such an ideal nutritional supplement.
Ongoing dietary management and regular hoof care is key. A balanced healthy diet is absolutely necessary in addressing this all-to-common but avoidable ailment.