Bob Smith, the head instructor of the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School, discusses the grades of club feet and the strategy needed to address each level. This is a lecture from the 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
Club and mismatched feet are among the problems farriers face almost daily, so it’s not surprising that one of the most popular educational presenters at the 2009 International Hoof-Care Summit got rave reviews from attendees for sharing how he deals with this problem.
A flexure deformity can be defined as a condition in which the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint or (less frequently) the metacarpophalangeal joint is held in flexion by a shortening of the musculotendinous unit.
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.
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