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Take The Plantar Angle Into Consideration

Often overlooked, a negative plantar angle is manageable, according to Debra Taylor
A sport horse presents with hind limb lameness, is refusing or missing leads, "hollowing out" its back over jumps and the rider notices a behavioral change when the animal is working. With additional symptoms such as pain over the heels and navicular area, many veterinarians and farriers will run down a list of possible causes that might contribute to this issue.
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How Poisonous Plants Cause Hoof Damage

Farriers are sometimes asked about how toxic or poisonous plants can affect the condition and integrity of the hoof.
Can eating poisonous plants lead to serious hoof concerns? How can footcare clients spot troublesome plants, shrubs and trees that may cause hoof problems?
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American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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