Therapeutic Shoeing

Explore the valuable strategies to help farriers maneuver through the various problems that afflict the hoof capsule and lower limb.

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Online Hoof-Care Classrooms

Glue-On Shoeing Application Techniques — Back to Basics

In this webinar event, Stuart Muir, of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, covers when and how you should use adhesives. Presented by Soundhorse and American Farriers Journal, Muir explains the importance of glue on shoe selection and application. Learn how to make sure your glue on applications are successful. [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]
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Severe White Line Disease Causes Serious Problems

Infection leads to hoof capsule destabilization and coffin bone displacement in a Western Pleasure mare
White line disease (WLD) is a common hoof disorder, particularly in horses kept in moist or humid environments. While many cases are relatively minor, severe cases can develop that require the expertise of a farrier and veterinarian team.
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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Treating Issues Associated With The Navicular Apparatus With Shoeing Solutions: The Farrier’s Perspective

Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine farrier Travis Burns will explain the importance of communication with the vet to create a solution to address this issue. He’ll cover several considerations of shoeing options available to the farrier, as well as what you should think about when determining application of the shoe or alternative device.
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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Causes And Diagnosis Of Problems With The Navicular Apparatus: The Veterinarian’s Perspective

In this lecture, we pair a veterinarian and farrier who work together to address a common foot problem. In the first talk, Dr. Scott Pleasant of the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine will first survey anatomy of the navicular apparatus and then discuss the factors that lead to injury. He’ll explain how diagnostics help paint a picture of what the issue is and what to communicate to the farrier who will manage the footcare.
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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] Effect Of Different Riding Terrains On Hoof Wall Performance In The Barefoot And Booted Horse

The hoof is subjected to potential damage when encountering different terrains while riding. Western Kentucky University researcher Dr. Jennifer Gill and farrier Chuck York measured hoof performance while exercising horses on three different terrains while barefoot and wearing a hoof boot.
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2018 International Hoof-Care Summit

[Video] How To Fix Quarter Cracks

Marblehead, Ohio, farrier and veterinarian Adam Pendleton finds there is extensive disinformation on addressing hoof wall distortions in relation to quarter cracks. In this presentation, he’ll review how some common approaches don’t actually fix the problem.
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2016 International Hoof-Care Summit

Take a sneak peek into a sampling of what 2016 International Hoof-Care Summit attendees experienced at our 13th annual event.

EVENTS

Live

32nd Annual Heumphreus Lecture

2/3/18
University of California, Davis
United States
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting the 32nd annual Heumphreus Lecture. Read More

Live

Werkman Horseshoes Clinic

4/28/18
Cotati, CA
United States
Contact: Sam Durham
Werkman Horseshoes is sponsoring a 2-day clinic in Cotati. Read More

Live

Farriers' Day

5/16/18
Peninsula Equine Veterinary
Menlo Park, CA
United States
Contact: Jan

Grand Circuit Products is sponsoring a farriers’ day in Menlo Park.

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Live Sponsored Event

Werkman Horseshoes Clinic

5/19/18
Well Shod
305 N. Arthur St.
Amarillo, TX
United States
Contact: Well Shod
Werkman Horseshoes is sponsoring a clinic in Amarillo. Read More

Live

Werkman Horseshoes Clinic

5/25/18
Freer Equine
Tryon, NC
United States
Contact: Bibi Freer

Werkman Horseshoes is sponsoring a 3-day clinic in Tryon.

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