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Understanding Farrier Science And The Current Trends

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Understanding Farrier Science And The Current Trends If you are confused about the ongoing discussions relating to the various shoeing techniques and various trimming programs, join the club. Farrier science has had an onslaught of information in the past 10 years with a lot of good ideas coming out as well as a lot of misinformation. We needed someone who could explain the dynamics of the various techniques, the age with the science and pros and cons of each technique. Foot care is like body work modality or a particular shoeingtrimming technique works the same for every horse needs to be evaluated individually. Course Outline: Anatomy of the foot Normal functions of the foot Types of shoeing Types of trimming The various current approaches to shoeing The science of current shoeing practices The various current approaches to trimming The science of current trimming practices Pasternhoof axis Location and causes of lameness Reading the break over How shoeing affects the horse's performance Shoeing versus trimming Reading the wear of a shoe and foot The balanced hoof Lower limb dissection

Understanding Farrier Science And The Current Trends If you are confused about the ongoing discussions relating to the various shoeing techniques and various trimming programs, join the club. Farrier science has had an onslaught of information in the past 10 years with a lot of good ideas coming out as well as a lot of misinformation. We needed someone who could explain the dynamics of the...

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