Farriery and the Coffin Joint: Breakover Techniques, AAEP 2008

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"Breakover (defined as the moment the heels lift off the ground) is very much affected by the surface the horse works on," began Hans Castelijns, DVM, Certified Farrier, of Cortona, Italy, during the "Putting Science into Farriery" session at the 2008 Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. "Soft ground eases breakover by letting the toe sink in. And we must keep in

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