Are your senior horses shod or barefoot?
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Remember these tips when planning and preparing your horse's winter hoof care regimen.
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Dr. Debra Taylor describes the visual exam of a healthy hoof and how feet can change in response to external factors.
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February 11, 2015
Take time to recognize the significant contributions farriers make to the equine community.... Read More
November 10, 2014
A horse owner wonders if a farrier moving from barn to barn during the day could spread equine diseases.... Read More
November 05, 2014
Remember these tips when planning and preparing your horse's winter hoof care regimen. ... Read More
August 26, 2014
Of the 1,727 respondents, 1,220 people (71%) said they do not tip their farrier.... Read More
March 04, 2014
Of the 896 voters, 641 (72%) said their horses are well-behaved for the farrier. ... Read More
December 11, 2013
Researchers found that horses do show some movement asymmetry after being trimmed.... Read More
December 10, 2013
Both individuals' expertise is needed to rehab and maintain these horses' feet for the best possible outcome.... Read More
October 31, 2013
Records can reveal health patterns, provide clues for health concerns, and keep wellness programs on track.... Read More
January 03, 2013
A specific trimming technique increased the hoof's weight-bearing area and increased the heel angle.... Read More
December 13, 2012
Study examines changes in toe angle and proximal hoof circumference without shoes.... Read More
November 28, 2012
The organization will promote the integrity of the industry and strengthen members' knowledge and skill set.... Read More
August 12, 2012
The three-part series will cover routine veterinary, farriery, and dental care.... Read More
March 19, 2012
One researcher says that it is very rare to see a spontaneous quarter crack not associated with sheared heels.... Read More
December 31, 2011
The summit will offer 68 hours of hoof care education focused around the theme "Zeroing in on Soundness."... Read More
November 28, 2011
Certified farriers offered hands-on instruction in blacksmithing, tool-making, and horseshoe preparation.... Read More
November 01, 2011
We examine some common foot pathologies and therapy options... Read More
October 31, 2011
Equine lameness exams, regenerative medicine, podiatry advancements, and case studies will be discussed.... Read More
October 12, 2011
The University of Maryland Extension has scheduled an Introduction to Farriery Short Course for Dec. 3-4.... Read More
May 03, 2011
Your equine athlete's performance hasn't been blue ribbon-worthy as of late. Or maybe your broodmare's gaits are looking a little off kilter. Could long toes on the hind feet be to blame? According to the results of a recent study, the answer in some... Read More
March 01, 2011
Find the best farrier to take care of your horse's feet with these six tips for seeking out a horseshoer.... Read More
February 12, 2011
"No foot, no horse" is perhaps the most used and still the most true statement there is in horse care. A horse is generally worthless without functional feet, which is why the American Association of Equine Practitioners devoted a... Read More
January 03, 2011
The Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) Annual Conference will be held Jan. 14 at the Lexington Convention Center in conjunction with the Ag Industry Trade Show, Kentucky Cattlemen's Convention, and Burley Tobacco Coop Conference. The conference officially ... Read More
December 29, 2010
The University of Maine's (UM) equine program received a donation from the Maine Farriers Association on Dec. 10.
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December 25, 2010
The 2011 Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture will take place on Jan. 29, 2011, at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. Michael Ross, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, and Patrick Reilly, farrier, both from the New Bolton Center of the ... Read More
December 05, 2010
"The AAEP feels it's very important to try to bring vets and farriers together," said Steve O'Grady, DVM, BVSc, MRCVS. "The AAEP accomplishes that by providing quality continuing education for both veterinarians and farriers and by bringing farriers... Read More
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