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Book Review: January/February 2018

Evaluating Radiographs For Equine Foot Management ­By Pete Healey
The quest to define the ideal foot and ideal balance has been the Holy Grail of horseshoeing since the late 1800s when William Russell first coined the term “balance” in the context of footcare. The dilemma facing all books on the horse’s foot has been the concept of what is a “normal” foot.
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Farrier-Developed Software Records Visual Documentation

Photo histories become convenient, video can be slowed to reveal gait problems to the human eye, helping farriers gain owners’ support as horses grow sounder

As the world of horse care becomes more technical, clients expect more and more from farriers. Many farriers have begun using digital pictures and videos to document changes in a horse’s shoeing, lameness and performance. How do farriers educate their clients when it comes to these concerns?

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Shoeing For A Living

Balance From All the Angles

Minnesota farrier’s holistic approach benefits her clients’ horses
Even for a January day in Minnesota, it's cold. The mercury in thermometers has taken up residence far south of the "zero" mark and you don't even want to think about wind chill. Vehicle engines grumble to life reluctantly — or not at all — and it would be a good day to own a franchise in something like "Jumper Cables R Us."
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Quick Shoeing Conversions

Web sites offer simple ways to change from metric to English measurement when shoeing your horses
How many inches are in an aluminum egg bar shoe that measures 140 millimeters wide and 165 millimeters long?
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