To properly understand the specific farrier techniques that are needed for a particular breed of horse, it always helps to learn as much about any breed as possible. Knowing how, where and why the animal was bred, what the owner’s expectations are of the breed and what owners are looking for in farrier work are important assets to obtaining this shoeing work.
It means having to deal with no warning signs and an animal in obvious pain, so it’s no wonder that horse owners never want to hear the word “founder” associated with their horse. It’s an ailment that forces owners to pull out all the stops for the safety of the horse and possibly to save the equine’s life.
Travis Burns, the associate professor of practice and chief of farrier practice at the Virginia-Maryland College of veterinary Medicine discusses his research in patching materials for hoof wall cracks.
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