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Navicular or Not?

Farrier argues that many “navicular” lameness are actually caused by something else — that requires a different trimming and shoeing approach
Navicular disease is a term that all farriers are familiar with. But what is it? I’d argue that it is better defined as a syndrome than a disease.
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Nothing But 100% Hoof-Care Education

Next winter’s fifth annual International Hoof-Care Summit will again be an extraordinary 4-day event planned by fellow farriers and equine veterinarians geared to meeting your specific hoof-care needs

It’s hard to believe that extensive planning is already underway for next winter’s fifth annual International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio. It simply doesn’t seem like 5 years ago that the American Farriers Journal staff was figuring out what it was going to take to make the first Summit a big success.


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Studs: Placement Is The Key

They’ll add traction and improve performance — so long as you know where to put them
Most farriers have had experience using studs at some point in their career; be it for winter traction, or for a performance aspect.
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Building and Using the Half Bar

A shoeing alternative that provides frog support in cases such as sheared heels or partial hoof-wall avulsion
The half-bar shoe is an aptly named frog-support shoe offering unilateral frog support while increasing ground reaction forces to one-half of the hoof (Figure 1).
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Preventing and Treating White Line Disease

Bacteria and fungi are the direct causes of this condition, but hoof-care mistakes can be a contributing factor
While we are all familiar with white line disease in its advanced stages, there is no reason a horse should suffer from advanced lesions if we are diligent and observant in our day-to-day shoeing.
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Inside the Perimeter: Setting The Shoe Back

Shoeing to support caudal support that doesn't have to be complicated and helps a lot of horses

As we all know, each association has its own set of guidelines for judging competence as far as certifications and competitions are concerned. However, the "perimeter fit" is not the only method for shoeing a horse, though many times it is the most appropriate one.


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