How much do you know about laminitis? Test your knowledge here!
Just ponies, not horses
Any type of horse or pony
Only native ponies
What other diseases can be linked with laminitis?
What diet is best for a lamintic horse or pony?
A fibrous diet, with minerals and vitamins
Starvation – food will make the condition worse
A sugar-based diet to give them energy
Do you need the vet if you suspect your pony has laminitis?
No, it’s not a major problem
Only if you think it is a bad case
Yes, it’s a veterinary emergency!
How should you treat a pony with laminitis?
Walk the pony a little each day
Box rest or restricted movement
Turn the pony out as normal
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