"No Foot, No Horse!"

LAMINITIS


 A horse suffering from a bout of laminitis is fitted with a glue-on wedge heeled bar shoe.      the foot is wrapped in plastic to facilitate the curing of the acrylic      the acrylic is filed down to blend into the horseʼs foot      This bar shoe is effective for laminitis in the same way that a vetʼs Redden laminitis wedge cuff is used.

Figure 1 - A horse suffering from a bout of laminitis is fitted with a glue-on wedge heeled bar shoe.

Figure 2 - After the acrylic is used to apply the glue-on shoe, the foot is wrapped in plastic to facilitate the curing of the acrylic.

Figure 3 - When the shoe is set, the acrylic is filed down to blend into the horseʼs foot.

Figure 4 - This bar shoe is effective for laminitis in the same way that a vetʼs Redden laminitis wedge cuff is used. Raising the heel has proven to be very helpful in alleviating the pain associated with laminitis.