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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Radiographs In The Use Of Farriery

The common use of radiographs has helped improve equine care. But when presented with a radiograph, what considerations should you give as a farrier to its interpretation? In this presentation, Scott Pleasant of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine will pull from cases he’s worked on to give insights on using radiographs in shoe placement. His presentation also will show whether what we expect will happen to the foot does with pre- and post-shoeing radiographs.
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Bringing The Hoof To Scientific Research

AFA Research Committee offers tips to make literature easier to understand
When paging through farriery texts that are more than a century old, readers will note that much of the knowledge that’s contained within is not so different than what is taught today.
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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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[Video] Discussion Of Keratoma Case

Travis Burns is the chief of farrier services at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. In this video, he discusses the process used at the Equine Podiatry Service for addressing a keratoma.
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