Everything You Need to Know About Laminitis

Everything You Need to Know About Laminitis

Laminitis can be defined as inflammation of the laminae that anchor the coffin bone within the hoof capsule. 

Another term that may be encountered in discussions about laminitis is founder, which refers to the rotational and downward movement of the coffin bone within the hoof capsule. This sometimes occurs in severe cases of laminitis due to the breakdown of these crucial laminar attachments.