I have a few cases to get on here, but for now, check out the pathology article.
This week I will bring to you a clinic series I participated in back in July 2007. Thank you Mitch Taylor and the Kentucky Horseshoeing School staff for the best therapeutic hoof care clinic I have participated in. This is exactly what I wanted out of a clinic at that time. Actually, I haven’t seen [...]Read More »
You may want to read the introduction article here. Dr. Scott Morrison of Rood and Riddle and staff. Presentation: Heel pain. Club feet, laminitis (and their similarities). Low (compressed) heels. Quarter cracks. Keratoma. Infections. Foal and mature limb deviations. Some of the notes are: Heel pain: High heels: Poor colateral cartilage and bars. Bowker: bars [...]Read More »
You may want to read the introduction article here. George Platt, DVM with the late farrier, Bernie Chapman, re-pioneered the use of the heart bar. This module largely covers the use of palmar support and in the case of laminitis, the contributing occasional use of dorsal resections to affect hoof health and the horse’s soundness. [...]Read More »
This pony was diagnosed with ‘road founder’, which is just laminitis caused by too much concussion stress from overwork or hard footing. I’m not sure how that happened given this little pony’s lifestyle, environment and temperament, but we treated her for road founder and she enjoyed a full recovery. You can see the hoof distortion [...]Read More »