In this issue, there are a few references to mutually respectful relationships between farriers and veterinarians. In the "Lessons From The Track" article, Kentucky farrier Joey Carroll says it is OK to “disagree, but don’t be disagreeable,” when working with a vet counterpart.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) will launch its third national equine study in May. Equine 2015 will take an in-depth look at U.S. equine operations and provide the industry with new and valuable information regarding trends in the equine industry from 1998 to 2015.
Equine podiatry is a relatively new field that does more than bridge the gap between farriers and veterinarians; equine podiatrists must be both farriers and veterinarians - focusing on the equine foot and how to address its various ailments.
Illinois farrier Vern Powell shares the benefits of looking at feet in terms of steel length instead of a standard factory shoe sizes. It could give you a leg up in a forging competition or when sitting for an examination.
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Kawell began as a university project geared towards innovation, problem solving, and maintenance services for the veterinary industry. Over the last few years we have worked with specialized companies and professionals in order to develop the theoretical and technical basis needed to design and manufacture a therapeutic product for the care of horses and prevention of disease.
From the feed room to the tack room, SmartPak offers innovative solutions to help riders take great care of their horses. SmartPak was founded in 1999 with the introduction of the patented SmartPak™ supplement feeding system. The revolutionary, daily dose SmartPaks are custom-made for your horse, individually labeled and sealed for freshness.