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The Four Cornerstones of Hoof Health: What Farriers and Horse Owners Need to Know

In this webinar, presented by American Farriers Journal and SmartPak, Certified Journeyman Farrier Danvers Child and veterinarian Dr. Lydia Gray cover the importance of consistently-scheduled hoof care, explain the difference between controlled exercise and unstructured activity, identify wet/dry challenges that impact your horse’s hooves every day, and review the role nutrition plays in building a healthy hoof. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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Getting To The Bottom Of Toe Cracks

Understanding what causes the problem is critical to correcting it

Toe cracks come in different forms, but none of them look good. Some cracks are small, others are long up the wall. Some are deep and others are superficial. All of us have heard, “Can you fix that crack?” Some can be corrected, but others will die with the horse. The biggest thing we must learn is what causes the crack in the first place. It’s just as important to know where it comes from as to where it’s going.


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American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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