Below are daily updates posted by Associate Editor Jeff Cota during the 2014 International Hoof-Care Summit that took place Jan. 28-31, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. See what happened during the four action-packed days of hoof-care learning and networking.
Day 1 Review: International Hoof-Care Summit Kicks Off In Grand Style
The 11th annual International Hoof-Care Summit kicked off Tuesday with a day packed with information and instruction.
Day 2 Review: Halls Of Fame Welcome Seven New Inductees
Randy Luikart got the ball rolling for the second day of the International Hoof-Care Summit with the Burney Chapman Memorial Lecture. The Ashland, Ohio, farrier stressed the importance of the weight-bearing phase during equine locomotion.
Day 3 Review: Trio Advises You How To Improve Your Practice
A trio of farriers kicked off Thursday’s sessions of the International Hoof-Care Summit with business tips that promises to boost efficiency, save time and keep you healthy.
Day 4 Review: Laminitis, The Performance Horse and More
To shoe or not to shoe, that is the question. Answers vary widely, and often without objectivity. Steve Kraus has developed a protocol that tries to shed light on whether a horse should be shod.