Has your horse got or are you worried about laminitis, EMS or PPID?
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If he/she has laminitis, is correct emergency treatment in place? Do you know how to recognise laminitis, including sub-clinical laminitis? And how to prevent it?
Laminitis, EMS and PPID
Has the cause of the laminitis been correctly identified? Is it just Equine Metabolic Syndrome?
Equine Metabolic Syndrome and insulin dysregulation
Or could he/she also have PPID?
Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction
Video comparing PPID symptoms and normal agin
Has blood been tested for insulin and ACTH?
Is it PPID or is it EMS?
Are the feet well supported? Have x-rays been taken and any rotation corrected with a realigning trim?
Laminitis and the Feet
FAQ: Rehabilitating the feet after laminitis
Is the diet low in sugar and starch but providing adequate nutrients and fibre?
Diet for horses with laminitis/EMS/PPID
Body Condition Scoring Video
Diet for weight loss
If he/she does have PPID, has pergolide treatment been started?
Are you wondering whether a supplement could help?
There are no magic potions!
Are you confused about how much your horse should be moving following laminitis?
Movement - good or bad?
Want some suggestions for managing a horse with EMS, particularly if hay/grazing need to be restricted?
Management Strategies for EMS/insulin dysregulation
Need some inspiration? Here are a few of the horses that have recovered from laminitis following TLS's protocol:
Nutmeg's TLS Rehab
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