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Recurrent Solar Abscesses Result From Keratoma

Vermont farrier and equine veterinarian resolve Quarter Horse’s 4-year struggle with lameness
Complete surgical removal of a solar keratoma in the right front foot of a 14-year-old Quarter Horse, followed up with daily hoof saline flushes and supportive shoeing packages, resulted in a high rate of success in the horse’s long-term soundness.
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Moving Beyond The Pain And Swelling Of Equine Inflammation

Deeper knowledge of the concept can improve outcomes for horses
Is there more to heat, pain and lameness than meets the eye? Is there a reason why a horse is not responding to therapies? Potentially, yes. A farrier often is the first line of defense in identifying inflammation of the distal limb, and understanding its influence is critical for proper management.
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Dealing With The Unruly Horse

Even with sedatives, don’t start working on a difficult horse until the odds are in your favor
One of the toughest aspects of being a farrier is dealing with the occasional difficult and unruly horse. Not only can it make trimming and shoeing difficult, but it can result in liability nightmares when things turn bad.
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Briefings

Besides the traditional pain caused by inflammation or pain perception, neuropathic pain may be an important part of the chronic pain often found in laminitic horses.

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Tackling Laminitis

While much has been learned about laminitis over the past 25 years, it's still critical to evaluate each horse
While much has been learned about laminitis over the past 25 years, it's still critical to evaluate each horse.
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