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Research Journal: December 2017

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Arthritis Treatment Inconclusive A case series treated with polyacrylamide gel was used to examine the effectiveness of the treatment for arthritis. Joints of 28 horses with naturally occurring arthritis in coffin, pastern fetlock or knee joints were injected with a medical grade preparation of the substance that is used as a lubricant or filler gel for plastic surgery or laboratory testing.
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Forging Hammer Control: Deliver A Big Impact With The Least Effort

Understanding how the weight and face of your hammer interact can help you hit your target with the most force and the greatest of ease
As a farrier and a blacksmith by trade, I have done extensive research on hand-held forging hammers, as well as hammer techniques and control. My information has come from many different teachers and, of course, many more hours of forging.
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Vet-Farrier Double-Team

Chronic Abscess Case Study

Resection, soaking are among methods used by farrier an vet to return a mare to soundness

Jessie is a 9-year old Appaloosa mare that I was asked to evaluate while trimming and shoeing other horses for a new client.


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