As part of its commitment to continuing education programs for farriers, Delta Mustad Hoofcare Center once again sponsored a "Day with a Clinician" door prize for attendees at the 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit. This year's winner was David Goedde, from Belleville, Ill.
As a hoof-care consultant, I run into some truly unusual cases now and then, but on a whole, the cases I see usually involve the same problems — deep thrush, quarter cracks, white line disease, chronic abscessing and sore heels.
In 2002, a veterinarian friend stopped in the shop where I was working as the resident farrier for a large equine medical center. She had a simple question: “How do I get farriers to take the time to communicate?”
Illinois farrier Vern Powell shares the benefits of looking at feet in terms of steel length instead of a standard factory shoe sizes. It could give you a leg up in a forging competition or when sitting for an examination.
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