Disciplines & Breeds

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

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Research Journal: May/June 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.

Ontario Racehorse Deaths This descriptive study examined the frequency of racehorse deaths in Ontario, Canada, from 2003 through 2015. In 2003, the Ontario Racing Commission created a reporting system to record all deaths of Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse and Standardbred racehorses that occurred within 60 days of racing or entering a race or timed work. Owners are required to report all deaths that occur regardless of the cause or where the death occurred.


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Shoeing For A Living

Shoeing Performance Horses in Oldham County, Kentucky

Kentucky Farrier Conrad Trow credits his success to dictating how his practice should operate.
Conrad Trow’s farrier practice is based in Oldham County, northwest of Louisville, Ky. When people talk about horses in the Bluegrass State, Lexington may often receive the attention, but Trow says that Oldham County is a hidden gem for the farriers that work there. Why? There are plenty of quality horses in a concentrated area.
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News & Notes

University of Kentucky to Create Equine Surfaces and Safety Lab

The University of Kentucky (UK) will be renovating existing space to create a new equine surfaces and safety laboratory with the help of a $100,000 donation from the National Thoroughbred Racing Assn. (NTRA) Charities. Director of UK Ag Equine Programs Mick Peterson will be overseeing the project.
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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.

EVENTS

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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

Live

AAEP Focus on Sports Medicine

7/29/19
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

Live

The All-American Quarter Horse Congress

10/1/19
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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