The structures of the hoof capsule are the primary focus of a farrier's job. Yet, there are other elements outside of the hoof capsule a farrier might have a role in supporting. Among them are soft tissue injuries.
There is an article in the November issue of Horse & Rider magazine that may provide some help for farriers. The article looks at some core areas of horse ownership in which corners are cut to save money.
When horses arrive at the KESMARC (the Kentucky Equine Sports Medicine Rehabilitation Center) in Versailles, Ky., their owners don't expect them to get the "same-old, same-old" approach to rehabilitating an injury.
Campbell, Texas, farrier and American Farriers Team member Sawyer Spradling demonstrates his approach to tuning a distorted pritchel to a punch, a skill that has served him well when he travels to clinics and competitions.
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