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Progressive Options for the Treatment and Management of Hoof Capsule Distortions

Farriers are often challenged in managing the various hoof capsule distortions that horses present. Stuart Muir, a resident farrier at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., reviews some successful strategies he has employed in addressing distortions. His presentation focuses on modern and unique tools that farriers can consider for the horses they work with. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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Spotlight on Hoof Care: Consider The Entire Horse For Better Shoeing

Clinic draws from nutrition and whole-horse examinations to find solutions for laminitic horses
There is more to farriery than just looking at the horse’s hoof. To treat horses properly, it’s necessary to look at the whole horse and consider its gait, conformation and body weight and how those factors affect the hooves and how the trimming and shoes that are applied can affect the rest of the horse.
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Using the Whole Horse Approach

The term "whole horse" has been used by many different equine professionals to describe a host of ideas and concepts. In this presentation, Hall Of Fame horseshoer Esco Buff will approach it in terms of a holistic picture in order to restore soundness and wellness to the horse. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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Reliable Glue-On Shoes Require Know-How

They’re not meant to replace nails in every case, but the right glue at the right time can boost farrier and horse performance

If you’ve had troubles with glue-on shoes, listen up. “These things all work,” says Bill Kirkpatrick, general manager of Sound Horse Technologies of Unionville, Pa. To create the strongest possible bond between hoof and shoe, choose the right glue for the job at hand and mix it properly, work with clean, dry feet, and use as much surface contact area as possible, he advises.


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Pickin' Shoes

Let circumstances dictate your choice of titanium, steel, plastic, rubber and aluminum horseshoes
For hundreds of years, nothing but steel shoes were effectively used on millions of horses. Later, aluminum and rubber shoes came along and then came development of plastic, composite and titanium shoes in recent times.
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American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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