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How to Prevent Laminitis in the Willamette Valley

April 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT

$5 – $15

Please join Natalie Sullivan with On Course Equine Nutrition for this presentation focusing on laminitis in the Willamette Valley. Laminitis is a devastating disease afflicting horses of many sizes, ages, and breeds! There is more than one cause of laminitis, but in this lecture, we will focus on the endocrine and nutrition related causes of laminitis and how to prevent it.


  • Assessing your horse’s risk level!
  • What are “carbs” exactly and how do we measure them?
  • How does hay and pasture contribute?
  • How to supplement safely.
  • Management strategies to compliment forage first decisions that prevent laminitis!

Natalie Sullivan, MS, PAS, is an independent equine nutritionist with a vast amount of professional equine nutrition education and experience helping horse owners build better horse diets since 2006. Natalie brings fresh insight and healthy perspective on feeding horses gained from stepping into thousands of feed rooms and working with veterinarians, specialists, and researchers across the United States. Natalie is a member of the Equine Science Society, a Professional Animal Scientist, and Graduate A and National Examiner for the United State Pony Club. Her masters degree focused on low carb horse diets in the prevention of laminitis. She has developed teff based feed products for horses with Equine Metabolic Syndrome. She launched the Low Carb Horse Hay website and certification program in 2017 to encourage more forage growers to grow teff and other low-carb hays.


April 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
$5 – $15
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Cascadia Equine Veterinary Clinic
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Cascadia Equine Veterinary Clinic
31730 Sport Horse Way
Tangent, OR 97389 United States
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