Discover protocols, advice and other valuable information on how to handle soft tissue injuries, laminitis, caudal heel pain or any other lamenesses that farriers face on a day-in, day-out basis.


Research Journal: April 2019

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Computer Tomography for Removal of Keratomas Clinicians at the University of California, Davis veterinary teaching hospital described the use of computer tomography (CT) for the diagnosis and presurgical planning of treatment for hoof wall keratomas in 29 horses and three mules from 2005 through 2016.
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Final Say

Persistence Pays Off In Navicular Case

Farrier struggles with a navicular case, but helps the Quarter Horse thanks to creative thinking, humbleness and owner patience
Our most important lessons as farriers often are learned through that one horse. These cases deliver an education that can’t be duplicated in any classroom. For me, that horse was Stretch.
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Research Journal: March 2019

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Regional Tiludronate for Navicular Syndrome Tiludronate is a bisphosphonate medication used to prevent the loss of bone density by decreasing the activity of osteoclasts, cells that cause bone resorption when active.
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Shoeing Principles for Club Feet

For veterinarians and farriers to properly address club feet, early intervention is the key
With his work in Kentucky, Craig Lesser finds management of club feet to be a common issue. Practicing out of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., the equine veterinarian and American Farrier’s Association certified farrier approaches these cases from that dual perspective.
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News & Notes

Study Finds Velagliflozin Effective for Reducing Insulin Levels in Ponies

The new drug designed to treat hyperinsulinemia, velagliflozin from Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH, has proven effective in reducing post-meal insulin levels, according to a recent study conducted by Queensland University of Technology. The new drug targets the overproduction of insulin in response to glucose and excretes excess glucose in the urine.
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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.


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Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital Clinic

Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital
4813 Arbor Hill Rd.
Canton, GA
United States
Contact: GVH
Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital is hosting a clinic in Canton. Read More


ESP First Annual Podiatry Clinic and Seminar

The Wanderers Country Club
1900 Aero Club Dr
Wellington, FL
United States
Contact: Dave Gilliam
Equine Soundness Professionals is hosting its first annual podiatry clinic and seminar in Wellington. Read More


Rafter V Farrier Supply Annual Open House & Clinic

Rafter V Farrier Supply
2258 N 2000 W
Parowan, UT
United States
Rafter V Farrier Supply is hosting an open house and clinic in Parowan. Read More


AAEP Focus on Sports Medicine

University of Colorado
2350 Gillette Dr
Fort Collins, CO
United States
Contact: AAEP
The American Assn. of Equine Practitioners is hosting a summer focus conference on sports medicine in Fort Collins. Read More

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