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Farriers' Roundtable

Q: How serious is sole bruising? How can I best determine its cause and if there might be an underlying condition that might require a veterinarian's assistance?
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Farrier's Roundtable

Q: Are some horses very flat-footed naturally, or is a flat sole a sign of some other problem? Are there times when I should take out more sole to make a flat foot more concave and other times when I shouldn’t? What guidelines should I use?
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Farriers' Roundtable

Q: I’d like some advice regarding tool use and maintenance that will provide the most “bang for the buck.” In other words, what will pay off the most, both in cost savings, as well as wear and tear on my body?
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Farriers' Roundtable

When tracking a case of long toe and collapsed heels with a broken-back pastern axis, dressing the dorsal hoof wall to improve the hoof-pastern axis can be risky. You can be left with little or no hoof wall.
Generally speaking, I believe when you sacrifice the integrity of the hoof wall to change the mechanics of the foot, you’ve potentially created a new problem without effectively addressing the original issue.
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How do you deal with a horse that has a quarter crack, but you can’t patch it because of its environment or cost?
Q: How do you deal with a horse that has a quarter crack, but you can’t patch it because of its environment or cost?
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I sometimes hear farriers talking about using Venice turpentine with specific hoof problems. Can someone explain how it works and when and where to use it?
Q: I sometimes hear farriers talking about using Venice turpentine with specific hoof problems. Can someone explain how it works and when and where to use it?
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Farriers' Roundtable

What’s the best way to handle a client or barn that always seems to have extra horses for you to do when you arrive? It throws off the rest of the day’s schedule.
Your response will depend upon your view of your life and business.
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