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Chenery was also a strong advocate in the fight against performance-enhancing drugs in racing and was intent on finding a cure for laminitis.
Copper has a severe case of laminitis, a crippling hoof disease, and was a kill pen save.
The laminae is like a shock absorber in the foot and any inflammation can be painful and cause a horse to favor another foot, which can lead to weight-bearing laminitis.
Copper is a chestnut appaloosa gelding with severe laminitis.
The 7-year-old dark bay horse owned by Calumet Farm has won the Brazilian version of the Triple Crown and survived a bout with laminitis in his 25-race career.
In Australia, Holly had developed laminitis, a painful, potentially crippling inflammation of the tissues that connect the hoof to the foot bone.
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Origin and Etymology of laminitis
First Known Use: 1843See Words from the same year
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