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Tips on Preventing Founder on Spring Grass

Spring brings about a sense of renewal and growth, but for horse owners, it also signals the return of lush green pastures. While this may seem like a delight for our equine friends, it can pose a significant risk. Founder, also known as laminitis, is a painful and potentially debilitating condition that occurs when the sensitive laminae within the hoof become inflamed, often due to overconsumption of lush spring grass. Preventing founder in horses is crucial to keep them healthy.

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