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Research Journal: January/February 2018

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
A cross-sectional study in England examined the accuracy of owners reporting laminitis in their horses and ponies. The objective was to determine the percentage of owner-reported cases of laminitis that were later confirmed by a veterinarian and to compare the owner’s observations of potential risk factors to the veterinarian’s observations.
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Pluses And Minuses Of Backyard Horses

Farriers share more thoughts on the good and bad of having backyard horses make up a major part of their shooing books. This is a continuation of the story that appeared in the March 2012 issue.
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Double-Barreled Hoof-Care Advice

Building Relationships is Critical

Communicating effectively with owners, trainers, riders, veterinarians, students and other shoers is as important as knowing the latest footcare techniques
Communicating effectively with owners, trainers, riders, veterinarians, students and other shoers is as important as knowing the latest footcare techniques
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Don't Let the Dogs Out!

Eliminating potential dangers before they lead to injuries comes with experience in horseshoeing
Broken cross-ties, scattered shoeing nails, neat slices of hoof trimmings and empty bandage wrappers litter an otherwise clean barn aisle. Like a crime scene investigation, it appears someone got in trouble while shoeing.
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Proximal Hoof Cracks

Q: Could someone please discuss any experience they may have had with hoof cracks that start at the hairline? What causes them and how can they best be treated when shoeing?


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Founder During Pregnancy, Customer Not Following Advice

Q: I work on an 8-year old Morgan mare that has a somewhat cresty neck and is a little overweight. Previous owners reported that she foundered during both of her pregnancies (but not saying whether they overfed her grain, or made other changes to her or her environment once she was bred).
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