In human locomotion, a lot is known about the pattern of central pressure on the foot as a step is taken. Typically, a normal pattern is defined as landing slightly laterally in a supinated position and then rolling toward the medial side of the foot into pronation.
A leading expert in equine locomotion and performance suggests lameness needs to be redefined to reflect new digital assessment techniques that use preset parameters to detect gait asymmetries in horses.
Researchers Document Rare Navicular Bone Condition
A rare malformation of the navicular bone that often results in chronic lameness is congenital rather than related to wear or injury, a new study that was published in BMC Veterinary Research suggests.
Travis Burns, the associate professor of practice and chief of farrier practice at the Virginia-Maryland College of veterinary Medicine discusses his research in patching materials for hoof wall cracks.
Ocala's Farriery Supply and Finger Lakes Manufacturing in conjunction with the Florida State Farrier's Association is hosting Farriers Appreciation Day beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 25, 2020. The clinicians are Dr. Larry Wexler, Tri Ellerbee, John Berkley, Ty Garner, Shane Allen, Mike Lanolfi and Mike Bennetch.
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