Founder Facts is a great easy to understand book by Jen Clingly and Marg Richardson.
This 28 page booklet was written to help horse owners with easy to understand information on founder and laminitis.
While there are lots of in depth books, articles and research papers on this subject, until now there hasn't been any easy to read and implement action plan outlined for those who have laminitic horses.
Topics covered include:
Laminitis. What Is It?
What Causes Laminitis?
Signs that your horse may be mildly laminitic – or in the early stages:,
Signs that your horse is having an acute,(meaning sudden onset) laminitic attack:,
Signs that your horse has chronic(meaning long term) laminitis:,
Common problems after Laminitis - Seedy Toe and Abcessing:,
My horse has laminitis NOW– What do I do! The Immediate Action Plan, Long Term Action Plan.
Which horses are at highest risk of developing laminitis?
+ Resources and Further Education lists.
This little book is full of lots of information (and colour photos) to help you understand this common condition, and prevent your horse developing laminitis.
Fact: Laminitis is one of the biggest killers of domestic horses in the world and leaves thousands of horses crippled with lameness