Disciplines & Breeds

Explore the various methods, protocols, advice, tips and strategies to tend to the footcare of the various breeds and disciplines.


Research Journal: January/February 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.
Retrospective case-control and cross-sectional studies were conducted in Italy to describe the clinical findings and outcomes of horses with interference injuries to the palmar aspect of the distal front limbs, and to identify factors associated with the injuries.
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Two Ideas for Foal Extensions

At the 2018 Forge of July farrier gathering, veterinarian and farrier Scott Fleming shows two solutions he uses to correct toed-in foals
With Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital being based in central Kentucky, a fair amount of Dr. Scott Fleming’s work is with Thoroughbred foals. Clients turn to him as a veterinarian and farrier to help these foals while they are still growing — particularly before the sales. His success in helping these horses requires determining when the issue can be corrected through farriery and/or surgery.
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Shoeing For A Living

Don’t Limit Your Hoof-Care Options

Hall Of Fame farrier Danvers Child wants as many tools at his disposal as possible to benefit the horse.
There never can be too many tools in a farrier’s shoeing box. After all, the immeasurable quantity of variables involved in equine hoof care is staggering. Why limit yourself?
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Teamwork Is Crucial At The World Equestrian Games

There are no short cuts when providing elite hoof care
Working the World Equestrian Games is often considered the crown jewel for many farriers’ careers. While shoeing the best equine athletes in the world certainly looks good on a résumé, make no mistake, this is not an individual event — it’s all about the team helping the horse.
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News & Notes

NRCHA Inducts California Farrier Into Its Hall Of Fame

Joe Magistri is the first horseshoer to receive the Vaquero Award
A California farrier was inducted into the National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hall Of Fame after becoming the first horseshoer to receive the Vaquero Award. The NRCHA honored Joe Magistri on Oct. 18, 2018, for contributing to the cow horse industry and upholding the traditional ways of being a farrier and a cowboy.
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Wisconsin Equine Clinic

Lexington, Ky., farrier Bobby Menker discusses everyday performance horse shoeing during a hoof-care clinic at Wisconsin Equine Clinic & Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wis.

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.



The National Cutting Horse Assn. Cutting Futurity and World Finals

Fort Worth, TX
United States
The National Cutting Horse Assn. is hosting the cutting futurity and world finals in Fort Worth. Read More


From Development to Diagnosis Sport Horse Clinic

New Salem, NY
United States
Miller & Associates veterinarian clinic is hosting a clinic on protecting the hoof and limb for longevity in sport in North Salem. 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


The All-American Quarter Horse Congress

Ohio Expo Center
717 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH
United States
Contact: Ohio Quarter Horse Assn.
The Ohio Quarter Horse Assn. is hosting the All-American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus. Read More

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