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Study Reveals Laminitis Occurs as Frequently as Colic

New research conducted by the Animal Health Trust in collaboration with Rossdales Equine Hospital reveals that 1 in 10 horses or ponies might develop at least one laminitic episode each year. This occurrence makes laminitis just as common as colic. And just as colic can happen during any season, the study has identified that there is no “safe” period from laminitis, as reported by Phys.org.
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Farriers Research Each Day, Why Not Document It?

Collecting and sharing data improves the life of the horse and the industry
Conducting research has a reputation for being a daunting task. Most farriers even find it intimidating. Yet, hoof-care and research share common ground. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary de­fines research as, a “studious inquiry or examination; especially [an] investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws.”
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Farriers Take Part In RVC’s Inaugural U.S. Course

Darren Owen hasn’t been a student for several years. But the 56-year-old Scottsville, Va., farrier jumped at the chance to take his professional credentials to a new level by enrolling in the Royal Veterinary College’s (RVC) Graduate Diploma in Equine Locomotor Research (Grad Dip ELR) at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center.
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Helping The Farrier Through Radiographs And MRI

Equine veterinarians survey how these advanced imaging methods can contribute to helping the farrier develop a footcare solution
In September, the British Equine Veterinary Association held its annual congress in Liverpool, England. To bridge a better understanding between the two trades, the agenda featured a farrier day with presentations specific to improving hoof care.
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