Founder? - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 13 Old 08-18-2007, 01:59 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: some where on my farm
Posts: 1,825
• Horses: 5


this was sunny, given to my son as a gift from a co worker, we put him down this spring after he had founderd, poor little guy was down on the gound in pain so my husband put him down for me, i later told that co worker that we had to put him down and her response shocked me...oh well we should of done that a long time ago......hhhmmm nice.....i also know of a t.w who founderd and with corrective shoing and time off and a lot of tlc is almost back to 100 %, but the t.w's owner is on the ball and had him shipped to okla for propper x-rays with a vet how speacilizes in it.
[/img]

HOME IS WHERE THE HORSE IS.........
KANSAS_TWISTER is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 13 Old 08-21-2007, 11:03 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 3
• Horses: 0
Many people use laminitis and founder interchangably. And whether you do or you don't is irrelevent, however, founder is indicative of the actual separation of the sensitive and insensitive laminae and the increase in the angle of separation of the third phalynx from the hoof wall. Many times, the third phalynx will 'sink' through the sole of the affected horse's foot - but not always. Lamintis refers simply to the inflammation of the laminae. An increase of blood flow to the laminae without the proper circulation and return of the blood away from the laminae. This 'mild' form of laminitis can be brought on by any major metabolic change in the horse, from the sudden increase in nutrient quality/quantity to extended regiments of steroids or other drugs to extreme extertion where the feet take a brutal beating - and it can also happen for no reason at all. Horse professionals think that they know what causes laminitis, but we can only speculate. Founder is actually a very advanced stage of laminitis. A horse can heal from mild laminitis with little to know effects, they can also completely recover from founder (much less likely) but soundness is never the same.
fizziologie is offline  
post #13 of 13 Old 09-04-2007, 09:38 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: WA AUSTRALIA
Posts: 361
• Horses: 0
Well i think everyone cleared it up for youo To my understanding isn't it a horse who is obese? We don't have to really worry to much about that in Australia :P

AUSTRALIAN STOCK HORSE SOCITY
sweetypie16 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome