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Reader Commentary: May/June 2018

The AVMA Should Reconsider Farrier Exemption Exclusion It is my belief that horsemanship is an art, not a science. This point of view shapes my concern about the proposed modifications to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Model Veterinary Practice Act (MVPA), especially regarding the farrier exemption elimination.
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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Thoughts On Shoeing For Performance

There is no set recipe for helping a horse improve its performance through footcare. There are considerations that each farrier goes though in the evaluation and shoeing that are particular to their practices. In this session three farriers will share cases that exhibit how they approach helping a horse reach its full potential.
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[Video] How To Improve Your Horsemanship As A Farrier

Horsemanship is a necessary skill of every farrier, but some feel it has become less emphasized by farriers. If you need to improve your horsemanship skills, come to Tim Cable’s presentation. The Bladsell, N.Y., farrier shares his insights from his multi-generational farrier family and honed from his work across several disciplines.
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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Inside The Biomechanical System For Equine Analysis

In his previous session, Italian farrier Domenico Cellaro shared how he developed his machine to measure the effect of ground reaction forces. In this talk, he’ll show how he was inspired to make this machine, how he built it and the future implications of his work with it.
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[Video] Treating Issues Associated With The Navicular Apparatus With Shoeing Solutions: The Farrier’s Perspective

Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine farrier Travis Burns will explain the importance of communication with the vet to create a solution to address this issue. He’ll cover several considerations of shoeing options available to the farrier, as well as what you should think about when determining application of the shoe or alternative device.
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