Items Tagged with 'negative impact'


Jeremy McGovern
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Consequences Of The Worker Mentality In Hoof Care

In the upcoming December issue of American Farriers Journal, I wrote about a conversation I had with Steve Kraus...I won't give a way too much detail from the magazine story, but the head of farrier services at Cornell University's veterinary clinic explained how he sees too many cases of poor horseshoeing come into his shop.

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Too Much Weight Leads to Hoof Woes

What’s The Impact Of An Overweight Horse On The Hoof?
Obesity is a result of horses consuming more calories than they are expending, either through basal metabolism or exercise. Excess fat is stored under the skin and the amount of fat can be easily estimated using the highly popular body condition scoring (BCS) system.
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