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Shoeing For A Living

Principles Of Footcare Guide Cohesive Team

For farrier Travis Burns and the team at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, successful outcomes rely on each member contributing to a shared goal
Like many farriers, the horseshoeing bug bit Travis Burns at an early age. The Blacksburg, Va., farrier grew up near Asheville, N.C., where his family operated a trail riding business in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Getting Started With Foal Extensions

Before you start applying these useful products, be sure you understand the condition you’re trying to address
Horse breeders are some of the most daring gamblers in the world. The enterprise is full of risks, from getting the mare in foal, keeping her in foal to term and finally delivering a live foal that is correct and strong.
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Physics And Lateral Extensions

British farrier believes the numbers simply don’t add up to support some of their long-assumed benefits
Farriers sometimes shoe horses with shoes that extend outside the profile of the foot.
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Leverage Vs. Support

Before extending heels and adding extensions to your horseshoes, be sure you understand the conflicting forces that come into play
Before extending heels and adding extensions to your horseshoes, be sure you understand the conflicting forces that come into play.
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Treating Hoof Cracks And Other Hoof Maladies

Cornell farrier offers primer on therapeutic cases
Horses that have unbalanced hooves, coronary band damage or interference injuries are all susceptible to hoof cracks. Damage to the laminae from abscess tracts will predispose a hoof to crack. Hooves that are not trimmed or shod regularly can crack from the added stress of long hooves. In an adult horse, limb deformities or shoeing to attempt to change a limb deformity aggressively can crack hooves.
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