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Attendees Applaud “Outstanding” Summit

Footcare professionals soak up 4 days of “inspiring” education
A record number of equine footcare professionals took part in the 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit to hear, “Trusted Practices, Innovative Thought.” Attendees of this winter’s Summit were treated to a wealth of information from some of the most knowledgeable hoof-care experts in the world. Over 4 days in late January, they had the opportunity to take part in:
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Using An Evidence-Based Treatment In A Fractured Navicular Bone Case

Diagnostic imaging plays a key role in this non-intrusive method that helped a horse return to the show ring
The case presented here is one of many we have been working on. This case is the most interesting because we had the advantage of having a thorough diagnostic history of the horse, which we believe is very important for proper, informed treatment for any patient. This entails having access to quality diagnostic images that pre-date the current treatment protocol.
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Client Interest in Non-Metal Horseshoes Fuels A Growth In Their Use

Less weight, more flexibility and easing concussion are seen as pluses for these alternatives to steel and aluminum
Contrary to popular belief, the concept of non-metal horseshoes is not a recent phenomenon. Some of the first horsemen used sandals made of rice straw or leather to protect their horse's feet. Metal shoes solved obvious durability problems these earlier versions had, but also created the issue of concussion, particularly on hard surfaces.
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Shoeing for Founder

This case deals with a seriously dropped sole, damaged hoof wall and pedal bone
I started working on Refreshing Pause (referred to here as RP) in February of 2002. She was a special horse, since she helped me find ways to assist other horses with similar problems. While RP was not my first foundered horse, she's the worst founder case that I've encountered in terms of capsular damage.
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Common Hoof Beliefs — Uncommon Measurements

Digital imaging and measuring software present a challenge to six farriery adages
Humans seem to be drawn toward simplifying rules of thumb in all aspects of life. In farriery, such rules of thumb tell us that certain aspects of the hoof should be "balanced 50-50" or "align in a straight line" or "should be parallel."  Whether or not there are careful measurements to back up such statements, such assertions have a certain allure and "sound right" to many people. After a while, such beliefs become second nature to many practitioners.
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Lectures at Gluck Equine Research Center

1/29/18
University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center
1400 Nicholasville Road
Lexington, KY
United States
Contact: Fernanda Camargo
EponaMind is hosting lectures at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center. Read More

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Demo and Wet Lab at KESMARC

1/30/18
KESMARC Equine Center
258 Shannon Rd
Versailles, KY
United States
Contact: Monique Craig
EponaMind is hosting a demo and wet lab at KESMARC Equine Center in Versailles. Read More

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