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Check out these products of special interest to farriers from the annual meeting of the American Association of Equine Practitioners

WALKING DOWN THE trade show aisles during the recent American Association of Equine Practitioners annual meeting in December, a number of new products of interest to farriers caught the eye of American Farriers Journal staffers.

Nearly 4,100 equine veterinarians, guests and exhibitors were on hand for this event held in in Baltimore, Md. Besides shoeing items, products for improved hoof care, nutrition and other health care concerns were introduced at this event.

Nail Hole Disinfectant

For prevention, maintenance and treatment of white line infections, Keratex Nail Hole Disinfectant carries special disinfecting agents into the hoof horn and white line tissue surrounding nail holes or cavities behind the hoof wall.

Besides strengthening the horn around old nail holes to prevent splitting, the Advance Equine product treats any infection found under the hoof wall.

Advance Equine, Inc., P.O. Box 54, Versailles, KY 40383. Phone: (606) 873-5543. Fax: (606) 873-6589. Circle Reader Service No. 656

New Hoof Care Idea

For horses with hoof infections, Life Data Labs offers Hoof Antiseptic. These tamed iodine solutions reach deep into the hoof capsule through a highly penetrating base of emu oil. University research has shown the product is effective in killing bacteria and fungi associated with hoof capsule infections.

Life Data Labs, Inc., P.O. Box 349, Cherokee, AL 35616. (800) 624-1873 or (256) 370-7555. Fax: (256) 370-7509. Circle Reader Service No. 657

Magnetic Socks

Norfields introduced the new Magnetic Sock to promote healing of laminitis, navicular, stone bruises, abscesses, quarter cracks, soft tissue damage, bruised heels…

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Frank Lessiter

Frank Lessiter has spent more than 50 years in the agricultural and equine publishing business. The sixth generation member to live on the family’s Centennial farm in Michigan, he is the Editor/Publisher of American Farriers Journal.

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