Welfare, Farrier Groups Advise Caution on Do-It-Yourself Hoofcare

The International League for the Protection of Horses (ILPH) has issued a statement cautioning enthusiastic horse owners not to tackle their own hoof care work in pursuit of a "natural" unshod hoof. Reacting to the groundswell of popular interest in "natural" barefoot hoof care programs, the ILPH cited possible dangers to both horses and humans when untrained owners use razor-sharp farrier

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