Lamenesses

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.

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Research Journal: March 2021

“The information, ideas, and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture."

Laminitis is the Most Common Reason for Horse Euthanasia

 

A 2-year prospective survey examined  the rate of euthanasia and factors associated with euthanasia among  1,070 horses and ponies in Great Britain. This analysis was part of a  larger study of laminitis that enrolled owners of healthy animals who  responded via a web-based survey. Most respondents owned one to three  animals for an average of about 7 years. Native pony breeds were most  common and while most owners (60%) reported their animals were in ideal  body condition, a third of the animals enrolled had a previous history  of laminitis.


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Congratulations to the 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees

Horseshoer/educator and veterinarian researcher are selected by their peers for top honors

The International Horseshoeing Hall of Fame was established in 1992 to honor farriers around the world who have made significant contributions to the profession. The International Equine Veterinarian Hall of Fame was established in 1997 to honor veterinarians who have contributed to the knowledge and recognition of proper hoof care for horses. Current Hall of Fame members vote on inductees each year. A link to the nomination form can be found at AmericanFarriers.com/0321.


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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 Sponsored Event

Georgia Equine Veterinary Hospital Clinic

3/10/18
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

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ESP First Annual Podiatry Clinic and Seminar

3/16/19
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

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Clinic day for farriers and veterinarians

2/15/20
University of Montreal
3200 rue Sicotte Saint-Hyacinthe
Canada
The faculty of veterinary medicine at the University of Montreal will host a clinic day for farriers at veterinaries. The clinician is Dr. Steve O'Grady. Read More

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Dr. Redden's Equine Podiatry Courses

7/26/21
Dr. Ric Redden Clinic
8235 McCowans Ferry Rd.
Versailles, KY
United States
Dr. Ric Redden's 5-Day Equine Podiatry Courses will be July 26-30, 2021, at his clinic, 8235 McCowans Ferry Rd., Versailles, Ky. Read More

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Esco Buff’s Annual Summer Summit

8/5/21
Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre Farrier Shop
147 Saddle Ln.
Waverly, WV
United States
Esco Buff will be conducting his annual Summer Summit from Aug. 5-7, 2021, at Meredith Manor Equestrian Centre Farrier Shop in Waverly, W.Va. The clinicians are Esco Buff, John Crothers, Ken Best and Dr. Gabe Middleton. Read More

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Dr. Redden's Equine Podiatry Courses

9/6/21
Dr. Ric Redden Clinic
8235 McCowans Ferry Rd.
Versailles, KY
United States
Dr. Ric Redden's 5-Day Equine Podiatry Courses will be Sept. 6-10, 2021, at his clinic, 8235 McCowans Ferry Rd., Versailles, Ky. Read More

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