Articles Tagged with ''quarter cracks''

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Hoof Beats: On Their Toes

When the hoof is injured during a race, it is usually the hind foot striking the front and nearly always involves the rear third of the affected hoof. Of course, there are many other ways a horse might incur a hoof, but this particular injury involves the most critical area of racehorse shoeing.
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Farriers' Roundtable

How do you deal with a horse that has a quarter crack, but you can’t patch it because of its environment or cost?
Q: How do you deal with a horse that has a quarter crack, but you can’t patch it because of its environment or cost?
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Q&A: Quarter Cracks

Diane Pennycuff's husband operates a farrier practice based in Kentucky. Recently, he acquired a new client whose horse has a quarter crack on the medial side on a front hoof.
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Tips From the Racetrack

Veteran Thoroughbred farrier shares challenges and solutions
Steve Norman, a farrier from Georgetown, Ky., describes some of the problems he sees as a racetrack shoer, as well as how he deals with them.
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