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Where Are Most Western Horse Lamenesses?

Known as “the vet truck,” the Equine Sports Medicine (ESM) mobile veterinary clinic provides top-notch care for equine athletes competing in horse shows across the nation. The practice’s two partners, Dr. Alan Donnell and Dr. Dave Frisbie, have dedicated their careers to using evidence-based approaches to treat the variety of orthopedic injuries that top-tier athletic horses experience.
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Shoeing For A Living

Staying Out Of The Horse’s Way

Texas farrier Mike Chance finds successfully shoeing the Western Pleasure horse comes from treating it like an individual.
Looking back, Mike Chance believes he didn’t have the typical make-up to be a successful farrier. And maybe he wouldn’t have become a horseshoer had he acknowledged that. “It never occurred to me that I couldn’t be successful in this trade,” he says. “Maybe I was lacking in some areas, but I was determined to be a farrier.”
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Disciplines

Backyard horses are the backbone of farrier industry. Beyond backyard horses, what disciplines do you work with? What challenges do you face keeping these horses going?
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