Advances in Equine Nutrition III by J. D. Pagan, R. J. Geor

By J. D. Pagan, R. J. Geor

Featuring foreign authorities that awarded at KER meetings, this comprehensive collection of analysis and assessment papers discusses such themes as subtle dietary requirements for horses, potent how you can convey foodstuff for horses in all athletic endeavors, reaching optimum progress in younger horses, and making sure nutrient requisites are being fulfilled in reproductively energetic horses.

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She was a valuable mare and was kept on phenylbutazone to keep her comfortable. However, she could barely walk from then on. We also saw a very fat pony with deformed feet and he could barely walk as well. com 0749-0739/10/$ – see front matter ª 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 22 Walsh feet, put him on thyroid medication, and put him in a dry lot. He seemed to improve but still could not walk normally. Colonel Sager, the long-time head veterinarian at Claiborne Farm, told us that in World War I the French and American horses often developed laminitis because the soldiers, when they arrived at a town, would overfeed them grain, trying to get some nutrition into the starving horses.

Portions of this article previously appeared in Pollitt CC. Anatomy and physiology of the inner hoof wall. Clin Tech Equine Pract 2004;3:3–21. com 0749-0739/10/$ – see front matter ª 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. 30 Pollitt Fig. 1. The distal phalanx is suspended within the hoof capsule by the suspensory apparatus. The SADP (a small part of which is shown here diagrammatically) attaches the entire parietal surface of the distal phalanx to the lamellae of the inner hoof wall. Diagram created from computed tomography (CT) data using MIMICS software (Materialise, Leuven, Belgium).

Hood DM, Brumbaugh GW, Wagner IP. Effectiveness of a unique dihydropyridine (BAY TG 1000) for prevention of laminitis in horses. Am J Vet Res 2002;63:443–7. 55. Morrow LL, Tumbleson ME, Kintner LD, et al. Laminitis in lambs injected with lactic acid. Am J Vet Res 1973;34:1305–7. 56. Frederick MF, Frederick S. Treating refractory laminitis: a field study of refractory laminitic cases that resolved on pergolide mesylate. In: 14th Annual Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium. Louisville (KY); 2001. p. 159–80.

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