Do we humans cause lameness in horses?
Related Video from Previous Episode (#8)
In the previous Hoofcare Today Episode, Gene discusses the question of whether horseshoes cause lameness or not. This video offers some additional information to the current episode that might be helpful as well in case you missed it previously.
Hoofcare Today Episode #8.1 - More Supporting Material
The episodes listed below offer more information regarding this topic of "Do we humans cause lameness in horses?"
Episode #2 - Navicular Disease
Episode #5 -Leverage Reduction
Episode #7 - Pigeon-Toed Horses
Episode #9 - Normal Foot?
Episode #10 - Growing More Heel
Quick Reference Guide Download
To download a Simple Quick Reference Guide for Evaluating A/P (front to back) Hoof Balance, Click on the Image to the LEFT. The file is a 1.5MB .pdf
Equine Lameness Prevention Organization "Widest Part of the Foot" Research
The Equine Lameness Prevention Organization has conducted a Radiograph Study in order to offer useful guidelines to hoof care professionals. This project discussed the protocol used to locate internal hoof structures by using external references. Click on the image to the LEFT for a summary of the results.