News Archive - May 2012

MetaSlim Horse Feed of the Month 2012

Posted by Oli Harris on 10 May 2012

What a May we are having! Will it ever dry up? The trouble is, with all this rain and now the temperatures rising, albeit behind the seasonal average, the grass is finally getting away big time and laminitis is an even greater risk.

Laminitis is a serious disease and if you think your equine friend might be suffering with it, you should call your vet. The risks are greater if the horse is already overweight and it can be associated with those lumpy fat pads they can get on their crest, ribs or bum. Some medications can trigger it, too, and it is also associated with Equine Metabolic Syndrome which is a bit like Type II diabetes in people.

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