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[Podcast] A Conversation with Dr. Christopher Pollitt

In this episode of the <em>American Farriers Journal</em> podcast, brought to you by Pennwoods Equine, Executive Editor Jeremy McGovern talks with Dr. Christopher Pollitt who has been at the forefront of laminitis research for decades.
In this episode of the American Farriers Journal podcast, brought to you by Pennwoods Equine, Executive Editor Jeremy McGovern talks with Dr. Christopher Pollitt who has been at the forefront of laminitis research for decades.
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Hoof Wall Moisture Doesn't Differ In Various Climates

Brian Hampson, Chris Pollitt and colleagues at the Australian Brumby Research Unit at the University of Queensland, completed a study in 2010 in which they sought to determine the affect of various environmental conditions on the degree of hydration in hoof horn wall tissue from feral horses.
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2013 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Lecture Preview: Brian Hampson

IHCS Speaker Brian Hampson of the Australia Brumby Research Unit gives us a sneak peek into what he'll be presenting over the course of three presentations at the 2013 International Hoof-Care Summit that will cover the hoof health of the Brumby, Australia's feral horse.
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Brumby Research In Australia

A film documents a group’s study of Australia’s feral horse
The image of wild horses running free appeals to nearly everyone. The sight of their beauty, strength and grace are magnificent to watch. I think it invokes that inner wish in all of us to be free and independent.
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When It Comes to Hooves, ‘Normal’ Isn't ‘Natural’

Dynamics of equine locomotion and the foot
The modern horse is the result of millions of years of evolution. These large herbivores evolved on the plains of Asia and eastern Europe as a gregarious, migratory prey animal. Our only modern parallel to how this species may have existed in the natural world is the zebra of the African savanna with its similar physiology and anatomy.
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