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How The Hoof Reveals Stress

While horses’ hooves undergo a lot of stress, appropriate farriery and a return to the functional foot model can help deal with signs of stress
Most people have experienced sore, aching feet at one point or another in their lives. After all, a 200-pound person exerts approximately 20 pounds per square inch (psi) of pressure on the ground.
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Get A Leg Up On Common Foot Woes

Hoof-care professionals share strategies to prevent and stop thrush and white line disease
One of the consequences of domestic life for horses is hoof disease. Diet and heredity, along with confinement, contribute to certain serious conditions of the hoof.
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Summit Attendees Gobble Up The Whole Hoof-Care Package

Attendees take home 4 days of nonstop education for their practices
It's not surprising that the 2015 International Hoof-Care Summit (IHCS) continued to set record numbers in attendance. It offers the most diverse lectures about farriery, plus the largest trade show in the world. The IHCS is the only place where the farrier industry can get the whole package in one place.
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Hot Topics From AFJ’s Blog

A look at our most popular online blogs from the past year, with a fresh perspective
Each week, American Farriers Journal editors discuss the latest events, hot topics and hoof-care techniques in our electronic newsletter.
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Tackling Hoof Cracks

A half-dozen American Farriers Journal Editorial Advisory Board members share their many years of experience in dealing with hoof cracks
Hoof cracks can occur anywhere on the hoof wall and are caused by improper mechanics, environmental extremes or pathology concerns that lead to hoof deformities that result in failure. Named for where they appear on the hoof wall, they include quarter cracks, heel cracks, bar cracks and toe cracks.
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What Will be the 2013 WOW Moments?

We asked attendees what was a moment from the 2012 International Hoof-Care Summit that made attending the event worth their investment.
Don’t take our word for it — you’ll see members of the farrier community share why they come back to the IHCS year after year. Last year’s Summit drew attendees from 44 states and 17 countries who wanted to learn the latest techniques for effective footcare.
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35 Great Debuts

Here’s a look at when some of the greatest farriers first contributed to American Farriers Journal
While working on this 35th Anniversary issue of American Farriers Journal, I've been paging through back issues. At times I can almost feel the heat of the forges and hear the distant echo of hammer ringing on steel.
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My 20 Summit "Hey" Moments

The seventh installment of the International Hoof-Care Summit provided many sessions that resonated with this Hall Of Famer
Have you ever picking up a plate at an upscale dinner buffet and perused the offerings when you are very hungry? Your first impulse is to try to devour everything before you because it all looks so good. After you realize that is impossible, you have to make some difficult decisions on what to load on your plate.
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On the Fence?

Read some of your contemporaries’ testimonials on why the Summit is a terrific experience
When a new hoof-care tool comes out, do you solely rely on the manufacturers' input? When it is time for a new truck or trailer, so you only talk to the dealer?
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