An­other chilling ap­pli­ca­tion

EQUUS - - Eq Letters -

“The Chill Fac­tor” (EQUUS 457) did a nice job of de­scrib­ing how ice wa­ter can help heal ath­letic in­juries. An­other pri­mary use of an ice-wa­ter slurry (cryother­apy) is to pre­vent founder (ro­ta­tion) in a horse with acute lamini­tis.

In my hoof-care prac­tice, I find that the eas­i­est method is to use dry sacks, avail­able from camp­ing/fish­ing stores, tied with an Ace ban­dage around the

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