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Fran Jurga

Fran Jurga is the publisher of Hoofcare & Lameness, The Journal of Equine Foot Science, based in Gloucester, Mass., and Hoofcare Online, an electronic newsletter accessible at www.hoofcare.com. Her work also includes promoting lameness-related research and information for practical use by farriers, veterinarians, and horse owners. Jurga authored Understanding The Equine Foot, published by Eclipse Press and available at www.exclusivelyequine.com or by calling 800/582-5604.

Articles by Fran Jurga

Hoof Repair Adhesive Discontinued

The popular two-part adhesive compound used to patch cracks, fill in hoof wall defects, and glue on horseshoes will no longer be sold for use on horses. Sold under various trade names–Thoro-Grip, Hoof Life, Equilox, Grand Circuit, Equi-Bond,”P>The popular two-part adhesive compound used to patch cracks, fill in hoof wall defects, and glue on horseshoes will no longer be sold for use on ho”>The popular two-part adhesive compound used to patch cr

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Progress in Lameness Therapy: Bluegrass Laminitis Symposium 1997

Any treatment of laminitis must be prefaced by answering questions such as: Do I save this horse regardless of the cost? Is it imperative that this horse race again? What sort of care will be available to the horse following application of special “ny treatment of laminitis must be prefaced by answering questions such as: Do I save this horse regardless of the cost? Is it imperative that this horse race again? What s”y treatment of laminitis must be prefaced by answering questions such as: Do I save this horse r” treatment of laminiti

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Feeding the Foot

Can you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you improve a horse’s flexibility at higher levels of performance or increase the quality of joint fluid by feeding a supplement? It’s”P>Can you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you improve a horse’s flexibility at higher levels of performance or increase the quality of joint fluid by fee”>Can you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you improve a horse’s flexibility at higher levels of performance or increase the qualit”Can you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you improve a horse’s flexibility at higher levels of performance “an you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you improve a horse’s flexibility at higher l”n you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you improve a horse’s fle” you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse magazine. Can you im”you feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost every other) horse ma”ou feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this (and almost ever”u feed a foot? You bet! Say a dozen ads in this ” feed a foot? You bet! Say a doz”feed a foot? You b”eed a

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