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2013 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Using Studs For Traction

At the 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dave Farley discusses using studs for traction and what helps him determine where he drills and taps the stud holes.
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The Basics of Drilling and Tapping

When horses need extra traction to perform, clients expect a farrier to be able to quickly and efficiently prepare horseshoes for studs
A sport horse that jumps in competition presents an interesting mixture of courage and fear. It must be brave enough to go to the fence and jump it, but be fearful enough of hurting itself that it will make sufficient effort not to knock anything down.
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Airborne Assault On White Line Disease

Georgia farrier’s method helps expose infection to its biggest nemesis — fresh air
White line disease goes by several names. Seedy toe, yeast infection and wall separation are just a few. Not everyone agrees as to the exact cause of white line disease, but it does appear to be anaerobic in nature.
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Stable Footing

Using traction devices such as screw-in studs or drive-in calks offer much-needed grip and protection, but farriers say use only when absolutely needed
Providing your client's horses with proper traction is critical toward keeping the horse safe, ensuring healthy feet, preventing injury and getting the optimum performance out of shoes.
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