Articles Tagged with ''keratomas''


“Miracle” Horse Competitively Jumps Despite Missing Part Of Coffin Bone

New Jersey farrier creates shoeing package that keeps warmblood in the show ring
Czantis appears to be like any other equine athlete. Make no mistake, though, this 11-year-old gray gelding is rare. While Czantis has found modest success competing as an amateur hunter-jumper, the warmblood’s greatest achievement is that he’s in the ring at all.
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Recurrent Solar Abscesses Result From Keratoma

Vermont farrier and equine veterinarian resolve Quarter Horse’s 4-year struggle with lameness
Complete surgical removal of a solar keratoma in the right front foot of a 14-year-old Quarter Horse, followed up with daily hoof saline flushes and supportive shoeing packages, resulted in a high rate of success in the horse’s long-term soundness.
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What Were Farriers' Online Footcare Interests in 2017?

EDUCATION Here’s a look at the “most viewed” content during the past year that appeared on the <em>American Farriers Journal’s</em> digital media platforms
Before we get wrapped up in everything new for 2018, now is a good time to take a few minutes to look back at a few items in the footcare world that were the most popular among American Farriers Journal digital platform viewers in the past year.
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Research Journal: April 2017

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.

Hoof Disorders Described

Using a cross-sectional survey of 942 randomly selected horses in the Netherlands, Dutch researchers described hoof health and the most common disorders discovered during routine hoof trimming. Several management factors were also analyzed to identify potential risk factors for the hoof problems of interest.

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[Video] Discussion Of Keratoma Case

Travis Burns is the chief of farrier services at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. In this video, he discusses the process used at the Equine Podiatry Service for addressing a keratoma.
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[Video] Follow-Up on a Keratoma Case

Travis Burns is the chief of farrier services at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. In this video, he discusses the follow-up on a keratoma case.
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Shoeing For A Living

Principles Of Footcare Guide Cohesive Team

For farrier Travis Burns and the team at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, successful outcomes rely on each member contributing to a shared goal
Like many farriers, the horseshoeing bug bit Travis Burns at an early age. The Blacksburg, Va., farrier grew up near Asheville, N.C., where his family operated a trail riding business in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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