Han­dling a hun­gry pony

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d to me that a horse could sus­tain a sim­i­lar brain in­jury, and I was amazed that horses are treated the same way that peo­ple are. I had surgery to re­move parts of my skull to re­lieve pres­sure on my brain, among other treat­ments. This in­jury could af­fect me for the rest of my life. I hope that I never have a horse go through the same thing. An­gela Materne Val­ley Springs, Cal­i­for­nia We will also con­sider typed hard-copy manuscript­s, but please note: If you would like your ma­te­ri­als re­turned, a self-ad­dressed, stamped en­ve­lope needs to be in­cluded with your sub­mis­sion. We do not re­view or ac­cept si­mul­ta­ne­ous sub­mis­sions.

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Thank you very much for the ar­ti­cle on grass-caused lamini­tis (“A Price of Progress?” Spe­cial Re­port: Lamini­tis, EQUUS 463). I have been wait­ing for a more in-depth ar­ti­cle on this topic for a long time. The pos­si­ble con­nec­tion be­tween type 2 di­a­betes and equine meta­bolic syn­drome (EMS) has been on my mind for sev­eral years now. I was thrilled to see some­one else ad­dress these is­sues. Hands On True Tales Case Re­port

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