According to a study by researchers at the Royal Veterinary College, there are wide differences among the levels of force between users of hoof testers. While that isn't surprising to farriers or equine veterinarians, the areas of repeatability may be. Dr. Renate Weller of the Royal Veterinary College talks about this study and a take-home point for farriers who use hoof testers.

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