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Conflicting Advice for Lame Horse

I'm working with a 9-year-old gelding Quarter Horse with bone spurs and possibly early onset navicular. X-rays and an ultrasound taken last year show mild, decreased vascularization of the navicular, an anterior/superior spur (small and slightly rounded) on the coffin bone and a sharp spur on the navicular bursa. The horse has been lame for 18 months.
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Disgraceful Practice Continues

Illegal or not, some still resort to this abusive and unethical method to enhance gaited horse animation and gain an edge in the show ring

The Horse Industry Organization (HIO) operating plan contract for the 14 certified groups states, “A pressure shoeing violation shall be defined as soring, trimming or engaging in any practice the result of which causes the inducement of pain in the sole of the foot.”

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Saving a Mutilated Foot

Complex modification of keg shoes is the centerpiece of this successful case study
Snow Star was first presented at the Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic in Loomis, Calif., where I was the resident farrier, in February 2004. She was evaluated for lacerations to the left hind leg and foot.
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Shoeing In The Green Mountains

Vermont farrier plies his trade in picturesque setting
It's late March in Vermont. The temperatures are slowly rising, melting more and more of the snow and ice that has held the valleys, peaks and ridge lines in its grip during the winter months.
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