Volume 8 Issue 5
Table of Contents
By Joseph Thomas
Laminitis is a metabolic disease that affects the hoof, not a disease of the hoof per se. To begin to understand how to reverse laminitis, it is essential to know where and how excess glucose is produced - and how laminitis begins, progresses and continues.
By Barbara Chasteen
A horse’s forequarters are strongly affected by almost every aspect of her life including how she lives, the rider’s balance and actions, tack and training devices, nutrition and old injuries… yet there are ways to help keep your horse’s front end aligned, comfortable and functional.
By Pete Ramey
In the healthiest of equine feet, the hoof walls should be firmly attached to the coffin bones and the coronet should lie at the same level or even slightly below the coffin bone (P3). All too often, in our domestic horses, we see the coffin bones, literally the whole horse, descending through the hoof capsule over time.
By Letizia Gasparetti
The hempseed and nut are powerhouses of nutrition. Hemp has been called by some the most nutritionally complete food source in the world. Among the reasons why are essential fatty acids, and much more.