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Defining The Hoof Quarters

The prevalence of caudal foot problems leads Hall Of Fame farrier to spell out the critical, yet elusive, description
The front half of a horse’s hoof has been the center of trimming and shoeing discussions for quite some time. Specifically, finding the ideal breakover point has been the focus of countless conversations and endless training. Lafayette, Ind., farrier Danvers Child points out that the vast majority of hoof issues occur in the back half of the foot, not the front.
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Online Extras: March 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Read about Matty Spinelli's use of a "hammer hand" when shoeing.
  • View more photos from the 2017 IHCS.
  • Read more on the role of cryotherapy in preventing and managing laminitis.
  • Listen to two humorous stories from HOF inductee Gunner Gatski's career.
  • Gain insight from Shayne Carter on shoeing the forefeet.
  • Read AFJ's coverage of soring.

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9 For the Ages

Six farriers and three veterinarians were elected to their respective Halls Of Fame at the 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit.
Nine individuals were honored for outstanding careers in hoof care during the Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies at the 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit.
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Attendees Applaud “Outstanding” Summit

Footcare professionals soak up 4 days of “inspiring” education
A record number of equine footcare professionals took part in the 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit to hear, “Trusted Practices, Innovative Thought.” Attendees of this winter’s Summit were treated to a wealth of information from some of the most knowledgeable hoof-care experts in the world. Over 4 days in late January, they had the opportunity to take part in:
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Gunner Gatski's 2017 International Halls Of Fame Acceptance Speech

Lebanon, Ohio, farrier Gunner Gatski entertained 2017 International Hoof-Care Summit attendees during his acceptance speech for the International Horseshoeing Hall Of Fame by sharing stories of his run in with "the prized Polish chicken" and how he "almost became famous for nailing on golden shoes."
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Nine Honored For Contributions To Hoof Care

Six farriers and three veterinarians earn Hall Of Fame recognition
Nine individuals were honored for outstanding careers in hoof care during Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies at the 14th annual International Hoof-Care Summit.
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A Common Thread Weaves Through The Summit

Although there’s no doubt that attendees gain a wealth of hoof-care education at the International Hoof-Care Summit, it’s remarkable just how familial the annual winter conference in Cincinnati really is. Aside from the warm greetings and camaraderie that took place throughout the week, family was a prevalent theme in conversations, both public and private.
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