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University of Kentucky to Create Equine Surfaces and Safety Lab

The University of Kentucky (UK) will be renovating existing space to create a new equine surfaces and safety laboratory with the help of a $100,000 donation from the National Thoroughbred Racing Assn. (NTRA) Charities. Director of UK Ag Equine Programs Mick Peterson will be overseeing the project.
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Getting the Right Fit With Aluminum

Solid tips from people who have learned their way around working with these important shoes
Aluminum horseshoes are not new. They've been around for several decades now and are the shoe of choice at racetracks and for many disciplines. Trainers choose aluminum shoes when they want less weight, more flotation or because they think they absorb shock better than steel.
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Moving Picture: Arlington Park Farrier Readies Hooves

His clients have funny, unusual names - Kokakoka Ocean, Teambdancing and Half Foxy - but they also have four feet and wear aluminum shoes. For Hutch Holsapple, 42, of Rolling Meadows, the horses with those names and their owners and trainers make up his everyday life on the backstretch at Arlington Park racetrack, where he's worked for nearly 11 years.
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