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Managing Conformational Faults: A Farrier’s Approach

Understanding deviations and their role in load distribution are critical
A horse’s conformation exerts a tremendous amount of influence on the hoof capsule, and in turn how a farrier trims and shoes the foot. Ideally, one should be able to drop a plumb line from the shoulder to the ground that bisects a distal limb that features a carpus and hoof that point forward.
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Shoeing For A Living

Principles Of Footcare Guide Cohesive Team

For farrier Travis Burns and the team at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, successful outcomes rely on each member contributing to a shared goal
Like many farriers, the horseshoeing bug bit Travis Burns at an early age. The Blacksburg, Va., farrier grew up near Asheville, N.C., where his family operated a trail riding business in the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Six Honored For Lifetime Contributions To Hoof Care

Three farriers and three veterinarians are inducted into Halls Of Fame for their life-long achievements in the footcare field at the International Hoof-Care Summit
Three farriers and three veterinarians were honored for their outstanding careers in equine footcare during Hall Of Fame induction ceremonies at the 13th annual International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Online Extras: March 2016 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Video of farrier Kirk Smith forging concave shoes.
  • Advice from a farrier/vet on modifying hoof boots to address chronic laminitis.
  • 2016 International Horseshoeing & Equine Veterinarian Hall Of Fame induction videos.
  • Farrier insight on hospital plates.
  • World Health Organization's guidelines for hand washing.
  • Jon Atkinson's guide for calculating the measurements of surgical shoes.

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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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