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When It Comes To Balance, Start With The Coffin Joint

With performance horses under more pressure than in the past, proper balance is more critical than ever
The footcare topic most often requested by American Farriers Journal readers is balance. Yet it’s one of the more difficult subjects to get hoof-care professionals to write about because it is so complicated and there are so many different opinions.
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The Peak Of The Summit

Footcare pros share some of the moments from the 10th annual International Hoof-Care Summit that left them saying “WOW!”
In the movie Forest Gump, the title character tells a reporter that his mother used to say, “Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you are going to get.”
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Research Journal

A cross-sectional study of 462 horses examined at a veterinary referral hospital was conducted to investigate the relationship between sidebone (ossification of the collateral cartilages) and injury to the collateral ligaments of the coffin joint or coffin bone.
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Shoeing Around the Coffin Joint

Scottish farrier Jim Ferrie says to let the coffin joint guide you when tackling cases of imbalance
The coffin joint is the most distal joint in the equine limb and, consequently, comes under a tremendous amount of pressure from above.
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2 Super Speakers, 8 Great Topics

An outstanding farrier from Scotland and a popular hoof researcher from Canada are already lined up as part of the in-depth program at next winter’s seventh annual International Hoof-Care Summit
The program for next winter’s International Hoof-care Summit is already starting to take shape. The dates for this seventh annual event are Feb. 2 to 5, 2010, and the location is Cincinnati, Ohio.
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