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: July/August 2018

The information, ideas and opinions expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the United States Department of Agriculture.
Genetics Of Osteochondrosis It is widely agreed that osteochondrosis (OC) is a multifactorial problem with nutrition, environment and genetics all playing a role in its development. This retrospective cross-sectional survey was conducted to evaluate the genetic component of OC and estimate its heritability in a population of Australian Thoroughbreds.
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What Eventing Riders Want Farriers To Know

Educating clients about mechanics of the distal limb and appropriate hoof care is critical to a successful relationship
Every farrier’s dream client is likely a lot like eventing competitor Savannah “Woodge” Fulton. As the daughter of farrier Steven Fulton, the 23-year-old rider experienced firsthand the relationship between farriers and clients when she was growing up.
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“Grooving” Away Hoof Cracks

An electrically-heated iron makes it easy to burn grooves into the hoof wall to halt the progression of cracks
One of the things I’ve always feared is dealing with hoof cracks, specifically toe cracks. Conventional crack treatment usually requires frequent monitoring and additional follow-up repairs.
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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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How To Balance The Horse And Lameness Problem Solving Clinic

8/4/18
Orrville Veterinary Clinic
1665 North Main St.
Orrville, OH
United States
Contact: Gabe Middleton
Orrville Veterinary Clinic is hosting a clinic in Orrville. Read More

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NEAEP 10th Annual Symposium

9/26/18
Saratoga Springs, NY
United States
Contact: Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners
The Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners is holding its 10th Annual Symposium in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More

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