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by Heather Smith Thomas | Apr 8, 2020
Find out how to recognize when a horse is at risk of developing EMS-related laminitis and what you can do to either prevent or manage it so he stays sound.
by Heather Smith Thomas | Mar 11, 2020
Today’s hoof protection options include a variety of glue-on shoes, hoof boots, and even orthotics. Learn about the pros and cons of each in the March 2020 issue of The Horse.
by Mike Pownall, DVM | Mar 4, 2020
Do you want to improve your dressage horse’s gait score or emphasize your hunter’s “daisy-cutter” trot? A veterinarian offers insight into how good farriery and strategic shoeing can affect movement.
by Katie Navarra | Jan 31, 2020
Lame horse? Advanced diagnostic and management strategies for navicular syndrome have improved long-term outcomes.
by Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief | Jan 22, 2020
UK researcher: Evidence-based studies are lacking; here are my experiences and shoeing strategies.
The 11th NEAEP symposium emphasized farriers and veterinarians working together for the good of the horse. Read our in-depth coverage in this free report, sponsored by Soft-Ride.
by Les Sellnow | Jan 5, 2020
Snow and ice during winter can cause footing problems for horses, especially those called upon to do something other than loaf in the pasture or paddock.
by Christy M. West | Dec 20, 2019
Learn how the bones and soft tissues in a horse’s hoof work together and impact soundness.
by Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief | Dec 18, 2019
Bowker: Long toes and underrun heels set horses up for failure. Here are recommendations for an improved trim to help correct this condition.
by Stephanie Ruff, MS | Dec 18, 2019
Even horses with less-than-ideal feet can lead sound and productive careers.
by Patrick Reilly | Dec 17, 2019
Patrick Reilly, chief of farrier services at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Services, describes techniques for trimming navicular syndrome horses to make them more comfortable.
by Diane E. Rice | Dec 15, 2019
Learn more about how veterinarians and farriers manage this degenerative arthritic condition.