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Does Grooving Benefit Quarter Cracks?

Hall Of Fame farrier Bob Pethick challenges its effects on heel displacement
Is the practice of grooving beneficial when managing a quarter crack? Conventional wisdom seems to indicate that it does. However, Bed­minster, N.J., farrier Bob Pethick had doubts. So when a client, who happened to be a veterinarian, bought a Quarter Horse with a bleeding quarter crack and a displaced heel quarter on the front foot, the Hall Of Fame farrier was presented with an opportunity to experiment.
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Key Points For Managing Laminitis

At a winter clinic, farrier Travis Burns reviews options available and the critical need to adhere to principles of treatment

When encountering acute or chronic laminitic cases, the best possible outcome relies on a team consisting of the horse owner, husbandry staff, veterinarian and farrier. Every case is different, yet the principles remain the same.


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Grooving The Hoof For Founder

Grooving The Hoof For Founder

For more than 20 years, grooving has helped this farrier overcome serious founder concerns

During a panel discussion at the 2005 International Hoof-Care Summit, I outlined a different style for trimming ponies that have suffered from chronic founder.


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