RFDTV Episode #8 - Horseshoes Cause Lameness?
Do horseshoes cause lameness?
In the following video Gene Ovnicek discusses the role of the horseshoes in common lameness issues and a few things you can look for if your horse has some lameness concerns.
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.