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  • n  inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse

  • The laminitis flared back up, and a deep abscess developed in his right hind foot.
  • But the inflammation worsened: Barbaro had developed laminitis, a breakdown of the tissue joining his foot bone and hoof.
  • Alas, facing yet another painful siege of laminitis last week, Barbaro was put to sleep by lethal injection, but not before he came to represent the noblest qualities of his breed .
News & Articles

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    Paynter, one of the top 3-year-olds of 2012 who was seriously ill last summer and fall with colitis and laminitis, scored an emphatic victory in his comeback race at Betfair Hollywood Park on Friday.
    June 15, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
  • Paynter, Haskell champion, returns from illness to win first race in nearly 11 months
    Paynter had been sidelined with laminitis and colitis since winning the $1 million Haskell Invitational last July 29 at Monmouth Park
    June 15, 2013 - The Star-Ledger
  • Hollywood Park: Paynter wins comeback with ease
    INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Paynter, one of the top 3-year-olds of 2012 who was seriously ill last summer and fall with colitis and laminitis, scored an emphatic victory in his comeback race at Betfair Hollywood Park on Friday.
    June 15, 2013 - Daily Racing Form
Quotes

  • D Wayne Lukas in ESPN
    Laminitis was always the issue,Lukas said from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. "Those of us that have been there, done that, seen it, always knew. Dr. Richardson knew that's what he was ultimately going to be fighting. When that set in...
  • Edgar Prado in Baltimore Sun
    I had never seen a horse go that far with a broken leg and laminitis,Prado said softly. "He showed so much courage to live and to win. He was a fighter, a true champion. He went through everything and was still trying at the end. I hope we...

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