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Lameness In The Sport Horse

Connecticut vet reviews the more common issues you’re likely to see when providing hoof care for the “English” disciplines
Trimming protocols and choice of shoes vary for various riding disciplines. You don’t typically need reining plates, for instance, if you’re shoeing polo ponies. In similar fashion, certain lamenesses are more likely to be seen in horses used in one discipline than another.
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There's More Than One Kind of Heel Pain

Farriers face heel problems almost daily, but it’s important to understand that there are different causes, requiring different approaches
Navicular disease, navicular syndrome, caudal heel syndrome, palmar foot pain - regardless of the label, you've probably seen the condition. The chronic, shifting front limb lameness that causes the horse to look as though it is tiptoeing over hot coals is common to many breeds and disciplines.
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A Pain in the Back End

Four veterinarians discuss the all-too-common problem of palmar foot pain

How many horses in your practice battle palmar foot pain, riding that razor edge between working soundness and days off? Pain originating in the palmar or rearward section of the foot isn’t a very specific diagnosis, but it certainly affects a lot of horses — and thereby a lot of farriers.


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Research Journal

A retrospective case series was used to identify the types of problems associated with lameness and poor performance among barrel racing horses presented for these complaints.


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Horse Sense In The Horse Capital Of The World

Equine hoof, leg anatomy get a long look at Lexington AFA convention
They may not have spent much time at the horse farms that give Lexington, Ky., its nickname as the Horse Capital Of The World, but attendees at the 31st annual American Farrier’s Association (AFA) convention in early March had plenty of opportunities to improve their abilities to help the animals.
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