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January 1, 2010

The value of looking through casts to check for proper coffin bone alignment during a shoeing cycle can reveal valuable information. The time to check on the alignment during the shoeing cycle can be anytime during the cycle as long as the time is noted. The reason for...

January 15, 2006

     I think most hoof care practitioners would agree that preventing lameness is much easier than treating lameness.  Hoof distortion is shown to be one of the main causes of lower limb lameness.  In light of that, with proper information and guidelines to evaluate th...

March 15, 2005

Part 1: The Complicated Underlying Problems

     Laminitis is a devastating condition in which the laminae of the hoof become diseased or damaged, and the coffin bone loses its attachment to the outer hoofwall. The shifting of the bone inside the foot as a result of lam...

October 1, 1998

    The laminitis disease is termed serious, complicated, and often times life threatening.  Treatment procedures vary from medical assistance to mechanical treatments, or combinations of both.  Opinions of the urgency in which to apply mechanical treatment devices sha...

     The existence of the equine species is dependent on the ability to flee danger from the moment of birth.  This applies to both the new born foal as well as the dam, whom may be limited in her ability to move quickly during the post-partum period.  Predators are at...

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