Items Tagged with 'Hiltrude Strasser'


Mike Miller

Textbook Theory Face-Off

One farrier’s view on trimming theories
At some point in the lost years before recorded history, a horseman — perhaps using a shaped rock or a primitive knife — picked up his horse’s hoof and trimmed a little bit off of it.
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How You Can Conduct Your Own Research

A biostatistician who shoes horses says farriers can advance the science of hoof care without going broke or turning to pseudoscience

 In a recent issue of American Farriers Journal (July/Aug., 2002), Managing Editor Pat Tearney wrote that theories on hoof-care need to be put to the scientific test.

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Trimming A Hoof

Strasser Style

Examine the hoof. Check the placement and conformation from the front and the side and determine whether there is anything wrong with the symmetry (from the front or sole) or angles.

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Dr. Hiltrude Strasser

Hoof-Care Theory? Or Dogma?

German veterinarian Hiltrude Strasser shares her controversial hoof-care theories at Tufts University seminar
Contrary to what some may have expected, farriers did not try to crucify Hiltrude Strasser with horseshoeing nails during an early May seminar at the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.
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