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Key research papers on laminitis now available

By Western Morning News  |  Posted: November 09, 2012

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The Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) has made a collection of important research papers freely available online to both vets and horse owners to help fight the prevalent and devastating condition of laminitis. The papers include practical advice as well as the latest research. Professor Celia Marr, editor of EVJ, said: "In recent years, there has been an explosion of knowledge and new thinking about this devastating condition. We have also recognised that some of the old-fashioned remedies, such as standing in cold water, have sound science behind them. I hope that horse owners who are unfortunate enough to have come across laminitis will find this new online resource valuable."

Pointing dates for 2012/13

Dates for the 2012/2013 Devon & Cornwall area point-to-point meetings are now available. For a free leaflet please send a SAE to: Claire Hitch, Barn Lane Farm, Stoke Rivers, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 7LD.

Exempt hunting dates

The Devon & Somerset Staghounds will meet at 10.45am tomorrow at Willingford Bridge, (Cap for Earl Haig Fund); Tuesday 13 at Wheddon Cross; Thursday 15 at Brinsworthy. No horse transport at the meet please. The Four Burrow Hunt will meet at 11am prompt tomorrow at Trelewick Farm, St. Allen; Tuesday 13 at Strawberry Gardens, Reskadinnick.

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