The day-long farriery program at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, along with other presentations, covered farrier-veterinarian teamwork, laminitis, horse hoof examination techniques, hoof crack repair, puncture wound treatment, biomechanical research, heel support, custom-molded horseshoes, sport horse farriery, foot surgery, sidebone, and coffin bone fractures. Other Topics discussed during this year’s farriery program included basic foot anatomy/ examination, hoof crack repair, supporting the heels, puncture wounds of the hoof, foot surgery, and more.
Farriers demonstrated methods for trimming low-heeled feet, resizing the shoes, rebuilding the heels as needed, repairing cracked hooves, and examinations.
- 'Learning Theory' to Improve Veterinarian Safety
- Laminitis Research Project Inclusion Criteria Expanded
- Researchers Seeking Horse Owner Help in Laminitis Study
- Working to Understand Equine Laminitis
- Cryotherapy for Laminitis Prevention after Lameness Onset
- 'Pinch Grafting' for Equine Lower Limb Wounds (AAEP 2011)
- Effects of Behavior-Modifying Drug Investigated (AAEP 2011)
- Alternative Treatment for "Roaring" in Horses (AAEP 2011)
- Granulation Tissue Management in the Horse (AAEP 2011)
- Treating Equine Upper Respiratory Tract Ailments (AAEP 2011)