Videos & TV Shows

July 6, 2015

Article by Gene Ovnicek: Guidelines for Effectively Dealing with Hoof Distortions 

Additional Videos & Information about Hoof Distortions

RFDTV Episode #23 - Lameness Case - Distortion Evaluation - Part 3 of 6

Similar Information - Watch more videos from Episode #1 as Gen...

December 31, 2013

The Horse Show - Episode 477 ~ The Equine Lameness Prevention Organization

For News & Locations of the Next "International Lameness Prevention Conference"  visit: www.ilpc.info

HCT Episode #15 - What is the Equine Lameness Prevention Organization & what helpful informati...

September 30, 2012

How do I know if my horse's foot is balanced?

Additional Information

          In the following video Gene Ovnicek will discuss the role of the hoof wall and sole in establishing hoof balance in a self-maintained foot.  Gene also discusses how we need to re-direct our ev...

September 29, 2012

What is Navicular Disease?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene Ovnicek will describes what Navicular Disease is and how it develops over time.  Gene also discusses how to get ahead of the curve and recognize subtle gait faults and minor lameness iss...

September 28, 2012

Who should use a hoof stand?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene Ovnicek will describe some of the benefits and positioning tips when using the hoofjack® hoof support system when handling horse's feet. Additional tips and instruction on using the ho...

September 27, 2012

What is the best hoof angle for my horse?

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       In the following video Gene discusses the idea of establishing a "Functional" angle for each foot that is based on the individual needs of that foot. Gene also talks about how using a predetermined o...

September 26, 2012

Why should I care about leverage reduction?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene discusses how leverage effects the internal structures of the foot and how it can contribute to performance and lameness issues. He also talks about how some of the late...

September 25, 2012

Can all horses go barefoot?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene Ovnicek discusses the 3 primary reasons why people choose to have their horses go barefoot. He also talks about a good approach to transitioning horses that have lameness issues or poor...

September 24, 2012

Is it bad if my horse is pigeon-toed?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene Ovnicek conducts a shoeing demonstration on a pigeon-toed horse with some gait fault issues. (24 Minutes)

Article "Pigeon-Toed Hoof Management" (.pdf)

     This a...

September 23, 2012

Do horseshoes cause lameness?

Additional Information

       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.


 

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September 22, 2012

How can I tell if my horse's feet are normal?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene Ovnicek discusses how to evaluate "optimal" rather than what is 'common' or 'normal' when it comes to the appearance of your horse's feet.


 

Quick Refere...

September 21, 2012

How can I get my horse to grow more heel?

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       In the following video Gene Ovnicek discusses the reasons why leaving heel on a horse to try to align the pastern, without recognizing toe distortions, is a bad idea and can lead to further distortio...

September 20, 2012

What is most common lameness today?

Additional Information

       In the following video Gene Ovnicek will describes what Navicular Disease is and how it develops over time. Gene also discusses how to get ahead of the curve and recognize subtle gait faults and minor lame...

September 19, 2012

Are my horse's feet supposed to match?

Additional Information

       Hoofcare Today - Episode 12.1 - Follow-up to the Mismatched Feet Question on "The Horse Show". This clip discussed some of the misconceptions behind mismatched feet and how many common problems associat...

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