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Prevalence of and risk factors for acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids

K. Potter, K. Stevens and N. Menzies-Gow | Veterinary Record | July 2019
The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of, and risk factors associated with, acute laminitis in horses treated with corticosteroids…

Influence of dietary restriction and low‐intensity exercise on weight loss and insulin sensitivity in obese equids

N.J. Bamford, S.J. Potter Courtnay, L. Baskerville, P.A. Harris and S.R. Bailey | Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine | December 2018
This study aimed to evaluate the effect adding a low-intensity exercise programme to dietary restriction has on insulin sensitivity and plasma adipokine concentrations in obese horses and ponies…