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Research Supports Physiological Trimming

Eighteen-month study suggests loading the palmar region of the hoof leads to beneficial reshaping of feet, additional support

Shoeing and trimming methods come largely from the experience of farriers, leaving plenty of room for debate about what works and what doesn’t. Meantime, researchers warn that there is actually very little scientific study to back any particular approach to hoof care.

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Locomotion Findings

40 conclusions drawn by motion researchers that can be useful in your day-to-day shoeing

The debate about whether horseshoeing and farriery is a science, a craft or perhaps an art form has probably been around since the first horseshoe.

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Thanks to surveys filled out by International Hoof-Care Summit attendees, we’ve received hundreds of fresh ideas to make next winter’s third annual event even more valuable in terms of hoof-care education

Add Biomechanics to Physiological Trimming for Winning Package

For years, we’ve heard the pros and cons of the physiological trimming method. At next winter’s International Hoof-Care Summit, you’ll learn how adding biomechanical data makes it even better

Farriers and equine veterinarians are in for an educational treat at next winter’s International Hoof-Care Summit when Dr. Hilary Clayton outlines biomechanical and shoeing recommendations built on the theories of Dr. Robert Bowker during his more than 10 years of research on physiological trimming.

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Shoeing tips that challenge some conventional ideas

WE KNOW you can’t get to all the footcare meetings and clinics to soak up all the valuable ideas available from a wide variety of speakers.

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During a recent Southern Nevada Horseshoer’s Association clinic in Las Vegas, Nev., Lee Green talked about how to best deal with lost shoes.

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