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Prosthetic Leg Gives Horse Second Chance

Four-year-old Bet On A Star will run again after losing his hoof, reports WPTV. Better known as “81,” this Quarter Horse will be fitted with a prosthetic device near the end of 2018. After Hurricane Irma hit his barn in August 2017, 81 was stranded in standing water for days. A cut on his ankle became infected with a waterborne disease, which later led to complications, and as a result, he lost a hoof.
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AAEP Seeks Donations For Horses In Louisiana Flooding

The American Association of Equine Practitioners Foundation and other Louisiana veterinary organizations are seeking donations to assist with the rescue and care for horses affected by the flooding in Louisiana, as well as for future preparedness planning and education for first responders. 
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Choosing the Right Farrier School

To help prospective students decide how to evaluate numerous educational opportunities, several school owners shared their insights on three different student background scenarios.

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Shoeing In The Green Mountains

Vermont farrier plies his trade in picturesque setting
It's late March in Vermont. The temperatures are slowly rising, melting more and more of the snow and ice that has held the valleys, peaks and ridge lines in its grip during the winter months.
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