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Hoof Care for Horses with Joint Disease

Trimming and shoeing are just part of what needs to be considered when confronted with this very common problem
“Joint disease is very common. It is estimated that 60% of lameness is attributable to the joint,” says Professor C. Wayne McIlwraith, Director of the Orthopedic Research Center at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. Indeed, whether you’re talking humans or horses, you can hardly go a day without hearing joint-related lingo: arthritis, capsulitis, DJD, glucosamine, cartilage, etc.
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American Farriers Journal

American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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