Hoof Health Archives - Wellpride

Using Omega-3s to Treat Laminitis in Horses

What Is Laminitis? Laminitis is one of the most devastating conditions for horses and horse owners alike. Painful inflammation starts in the “laminar interface” hoof tissues, which connect the coffin/pedal bone to the interior hoof wall. As laminitis develops, this attachment starts to wear away, causing the coffin bone to shift and point towards the


Clark’s Story

Clark, a 23-year-old quarter horse, flinched with pain as Dr. Sally Wade led her pride and joy out of the stall and onto the cement walkway. His hooves had been excruciatingly tender for four weeks now. Over the past 12 years, the farrier had struggled with keeping Clark’s horseshoes from falling off his feet. Now