Articles Tagged with ''Trimming''

About Backing Up That Toe

When you hear that phrase, are you and the speaker actually thinking about the same thing?
There may be no single phrase heard more in farrier circles than “backing up the toe.” It comes up in discussions of balance, long toes and low heels, navicular syndrome, caudal heel pain, breakover and numerous other hoof-care topics.
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Hoof-Care Email Q&A

What special things do you do for a horse that has joint injuries?
Q.What special things do you do for a horse that has joint injuries?
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Think Before You Patch

Modern materials make it much easier to repair cracks and lesions, but British farrier stresses the need to address the cause first
British farrier Simon Curtis thinks the modern methods and materials available for repairing hoof cracks are great, but he stresses that one thing hasn’t changed.
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New Mexico Farriers Get Some Oklahoma Shoeing Wisdom

Mark Milster stresses importance of observation and understanding the needs of the individual horse
Mark Milster gave some tips on everyday shoeing and forging at the first-ever clinic held at San Marcos Feed, near Santa Fe, N.M. When San Marcos Feed took over the farrier supply side of Wagon Mound Ranch Supply, owner Tom Macdonnell decided to continue the tradition of hosting an annual shoeing clinic.
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Trimming and the Hoof-Pastern Axis

Case study supports theory that trim is more important than shoe choice in correcting broken-back bony column alignment and easing caudal heel problems.
This case study presents base information to assist farriers working with long toe, low or underrun heel (LTLH), low palmar angle (PA) and broken-back hoof pastern axis (HPA), resulting in clinical presentation described as caudal heel pain and navicular syndrome.
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