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Book Review: January/February 2018

Evaluating Radiographs For Equine Foot Management ­By Pete Healey
The quest to define the ideal foot and ideal balance has been the Holy Grail of horseshoeing since the late 1800s when William Russell first coined the term “balance” in the context of footcare. The dilemma facing all books on the horse’s foot has been the concept of what is a “normal” foot.
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Helping The Farrier Through Radiographs And MRI

Equine veterinarians survey how these advanced imaging methods can contribute to helping the farrier develop a footcare solution
In September, the British Equine Veterinary Association held its annual congress in Liverpool, England. To bridge a better understanding between the two trades, the agenda featured a farrier day with presentations specific to improving hoof care.
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Managing Conformational Faults: A Farrier’s Approach

Understanding deviations and their role in load distribution are critical
A horse’s conformation exerts a tremendous amount of influence on the hoof capsule, and in turn how a farrier trims and shoes the foot. Ideally, one should be able to drop a plumb line from the shoulder to the ground that bisects a distal limb that features a carpus and hoof that point forward.
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5 Key Points Help Clear Up Radiographs For Farriers

North Carolina vet finds these tips improve understanding and communication

When a veterinarian sends you a digital radiograph, what should you be focusing your attention on?

After 29 years in equine practice, Mocksville, N.C., equine veterinarian Jim Meeker has found that there are five key parameters that farriers should be looking for on a radiograph:


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Quick-Hit Highlights From The American Association Of Equine Practitioners Convention

Equine veterinarians share research and thoughts on various subjects on equine foot and limb health, primarily related to their use of magnetic resonance imaging
Nearly 2,500 equine veterinarians gathered in Orlando, Fla., in early December 2016 to discuss all aspects of equine health at the American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention. Even among the foot and limb, there is a wide variety of topics surveyed during the gathering. However, among those presentations and discussions, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and soft tissue injuries received a great deal of attention among those interested in the foot and limb.
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Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic

11/4/17
Saginaw Valley Equine Clinic
7319 Tittabawassee Road
Saginaw, MI
United States
Contact: Carissa Kars
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