Prospective cohort study evaluating risk factors for the development of pasture‐associated laminitis in the United Kingdom

  title={Prospective cohort study evaluating risk factors for the development of pasture‐associated laminitis in the United Kingdom},
  author={Nicola J. Menzies‐Gow and Patricia Harris and Jonathan Elliott},
  journal={Equine Veterinary Journal},
BACKGROUND Certain individuals appear to be predisposed to recurrent pasture-associated laminitis. Previous studies have predominantly investigated risk factors only after disease occurrence. OBJECTIVES To investigate risk factors for pasture-associated laminitis prior to disease occurrence. STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. METHODS Non-laminitic ponies aged ≥7 years were recruited. Body condition score (BCS), height, weight, crest height and thickness were measured and an overnight… 

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