Anatomy of Laminitis in Horses

Updated May 9, 2024

In this video, SmartPak's Hoof Health Consultant, Danvers Child, CJF, provides an overview of laminitis and the anatomy of a horse's hoof. He explains why owners shouldn't wait to call their veterinarian and hoof care professional if they suspect their horse is experiencing a laminitic episode, as it can quickly lead to founder.

SmartPak strongly encourages you to consult your veterinarian regarding specific questions about your horse's health. This information is not intended to diagnose or treat any disease, and is purely educational.