Who We Are

The American Association of Equine Practitioners presented recently a study by Keith Kleine, MS Director of Industry Relations, about the current trends in the horse industry in the USA. The overall picture shows a...

Rounding the Corner Part 2

Submitted by David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care This article is a continuation of my previous article, Rounding The Corner. The following photo collage is a good example of how I encourage a lower heel...

My Foundered Horse is Finally Stable…Right?

Your horse gets sore feet. He is diagnosed with laminitis and founder. You have a good TEAM: Veterinarian, Farrier, and Caretaker, who help you address your horse's underlying metabolic condition and provide rehabilitative care....

At Least Once

Yes, I truly believe that each Hoof Care Professional should attend the yearly International Hoof-Care Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio at least one time in their life. It is an event packed to the brim...

Freedom Movement

Submitted by David Landreville, Landreville Hoof Care Someone recently asked me how to convince their clients to schedule their horse(s) on a shorter trim cycle. One of my clients had this horse's leg bone and...

Frog Talk, Part II

In Frog Talk, Part I last month, we discussed frog trimming and looked at various frog pictures of all kinds of shape and form. In this second part of Frog Talk, we are going...

Clouds in the Rain: The Water Wicking Properties of a Thick, Concave Sole

Submitted by David Landreville, Landreville Hoof Care When I was a landscape designer/contractor I loved the rain. I prayed that it would come and water my newly created landscapes because the water from the hose...

Retracted Soles: A Broader Perspective

In 2012 I wrote a blog about retracted soles, describing an appearance of the sole with seemingly "good concavity and sole callus" that in reality can be quite dysfunctional, and lead to lameness: "Retracted soles are...

Frog Talk – Part I

What do frogs and bars have in common?  Answer: they are both most controversial among hoof professionals. Bars and frogs of the equine hoof are the most discussed tissues and there are about as many...

Indicted

Submitted by David Landreville, Landreville Hoof Care I started studying the mustang model about 11 years ago after one of our young geldings was diagnosed with late stages of navicular disease. We got him when he...

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