Predicting the Effects of Farriery Using a Computerized Model

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A talented farrier and knowledgeable veterinarian can often do wonders for a lame horse. Applying corrective shoes can change the forces acting on the feet, improving many foot problems. Unfortunately, even the most talented farrier can overcorrect a horse's foot, perhaps making the lameness worse. Ideally, there should be a way for the veterinarian/farrier team to test the recommended change

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