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2 Honored for Lifetime Hoof-Care Accomplishments

Horseshoer/educator and veterinarian researcher are selected by their peers for top honors
To honor their remarkable careers in hoof care, Virginia farrier, Paul Goodness, who passed away in 2020, and California-based equine veterinarian Babak Faramarzi were voted into the American Farriers Journal Halls of Fame.
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Fetlock Support Shoe Helps Suspensory Ligament Injuries

Use of a long-forgotten shoe can speed up the healing process by reducing the amount of stress often found with these types of injuries
With performance horses and racehorses, suspensory ligament injuries are often a significant cause of lameness. Most importantly, the constant stress placed on these ligaments after an injury occurs can be a major concern during the healing process.
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More Thoughts On Breakover

Hoof-care professionals talk about the topic often, but sometimes aren’t even starting from the same definition
Breakover. Enhancing breakover. Easing breakover. Changing breakover. It's one of the most frequently used terms in the farrier vocabulary. Everyone seems to have thoughts and opinions and - surprise, surprise - they often aren't the same.
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Therapeutic Shoeing

Proper Planning, Teamwork Play Big Role

Advancements in materials and techniques offer hope for serious injuries, but place premium on continuing hoof-care education
Therapeutic shoeing has made great advances in the past few decades, partly because there’s more interest in this specialty, and also because of the development of better methods for dealing with therapeutic situations.
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