Laminitis in Horses: My Story
Fabulous Farm Living
Fabulous Farm Living
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  • 4 legs, and can hardly walk. I am also battling to get her up from lying down. It is not good for a horse to lie down for extended periods of time, as it puts too much pressure on their organs. As is typical to any horse owner this was now a Sunday, and I made the decision to call our closest vet out (which is from far), As we are quite remote.
  • 10 day break, as it can cause stomach ulcers.
  • 6 weekly rounds. He examined my mare and is convinced without a doubt that she has been mis-diagnosed and that she definitely has laminitis. He suggested taking her immediately off her concentrates.
  • 1 cup Bran
  • 3/4 Cup Oats
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (I used pink Himalayan as it has more trace elements and minerals)
  • 1 capsule Vitamin E
  • 1/4 tsp Blue green algae: for nutrients. "Natures Choice" do a Spirulina powder.
  • 2 capsules Co
  • 1 capsule of Vitamin C
  • 1/2 tsp MSM powder: "Nature's choice" does a powder version: Important for the sulphur content which is vital in the laminae of the hoof.
  • 4 tablets Arinca: crushed. For pain
  • 4 tablets Magnesium #8 tissue salt
  • 1 tsp Protexin: an animal pro-biotic.
  • 1 tsp L-Glutamine powder: An important amino acid during stress, and to help tight muscles.



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