Care of the newborn foal from conception to weaning.
By Natalie Buss, 13
Laminitis, more commonly known as founder, is a disease that affects the feet of hooved animals. Founder is mostly seen in horses and cattle. Some signs of founder include foot or sole tenderness progressing into the inability to walk, increased pulses in the hooves, increased temperatures of the horse’s hooves, or an unusual way of standing (for example, the horse props its feet out in front of itself while leaning back on its hind legs).