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Advances in Equine Nutrition III by J. D. Pagan, R. J. Geor

By J. D. Pagan, R. J. Geor

Featuring foreign authorities that awarded at KER meetings, this comprehensive collection of study and overview papers discusses such subject matters as sophisticated dietary requirements for horses, powerful how you can convey nutrition for horses in all athletic endeavors, attaining optimum progress in younger horses, and making sure nutrient standards are being fulfilled in reproductively energetic horses.

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Am J Vet Res 1973;34:1305–7. 56. Frederick MF, Frederick S. Treating refractory laminitis: a field study of refractory laminitic cases that resolved on pergolide mesylate. In: 14th Annual Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium. Louisville (KY); 2001. p. 159–80. 57. Parsons CS, Orsini JA, Krafty R, et al. Risk factors for development of acute laminitis in horses during hospitalization: 73 cases (1997–2004). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2007;230(6):885–9. 58. Peremans K, Verschooten F, DeMoor A, et al. Laminitis in the pony: conservative treatment vs.

Branches of the terminal arch (4–5 middorsally and 8–10 distally, near the solar border) radiate outwards through foramina in the dorsal surface of the distal phalanx and supply the lamellar corium and, after forming the circumflex artery, the corium of the sole. In addition to the 12 to 15 main foramina, the dorsal surface of the distal phalanx is perforated by numerous finer foramina (the bone in this region is porous). 17 The many interconnected bony canals in the body of the distal phalanx contain numerous blood vessels that seem to anastomose with the sublamellar and lamellar circulation, forming an interconnecting network.

From Pollitt CC. Anatomy and physiology of the inner hoof wall. ) As described earlier, coronet basal cells undergo mitosis throughout the life of the horse, producing stratum medium daughter cells that mature and keratinize, undertaking a journey, up to 8 months in duration, in the direction of the ground surface. 2 In cross section the keratinocytes of individual hoof wall tubules are arranged around a central hollow medulla in nonpigmented concentric layers. The keratinocytes generated between the holes mature into intertubular hoof, thus forming a keratinized cellular matrix in which tubules are embedded.

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