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Reasons for performing study: It has been suggested that the heel of the horse's hoof expands in the stance phase and this reduces the concussion at impact and helps pump blood into the hoof. Therefore, farriers usually leave a gap in the heel region when using the traditional nailed shoe. Recently ...

Author(s)
Yoshihara, E.; Takahashi, T.; Otsuka, N.; Isayama, T.; Tomiyama, T.; Hiraga, A.; Wada, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2010, 42, s38, pp 431-435
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This study assessed the hoof balance of 50 adult Quarter horses in training of vaquejada to determine the biometry and incidence of hoof imbalance. Seven measurements of the hoof were taken: angle at the toe, lateral and medial heel length, toe length, frog length and width, and length and width of ...

Author(s)
Melo, U. P. de; Santiago, R. M. F. W.; Barrêto Júnior, R. A.; Ferreira, C.; Bezerra, M. B.; Palhares, M. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2011, 5, 4, pp 368-375
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The role of improper hoof balance causing lameness in racehorses is well documented in the literature. Hoof balance can be divided into geometric, dynamic and natural balance. This study assessed the geometric balance of 97 adult Crioulo horses in training at 16 different training centres to...

Author(s)
Canto, L. S. do; Corte, F. D. de la; Brass, K. E.; Ribeiro, M. D.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2006, 43, 4, pp 489-495
Abstract

Horses with navicular disease have an increased load on the navicular bone in early stance. This has been suggested to be a response to pain in the heel region. Seven horses with clinical, radiographic and scintigraphic signs of navicular disease underwent forceplate and kinematic analysis before...

Author(s)
McGuigan, M. P.; Wilson, A. M.
Publisher
Equine Veterinary Journal Ltd, Newmarket, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2001, 33, 2, pp 166-171
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Front feet of 100 Finn horse cadavers were measured and examined both radiographically and visually during the spring and summer of 1994 at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Helsinki to report the incidence of various foot problems and their relationship to ossification of the cartilages....

Author(s)
Ruohoniemi, M.; Raekallio, M.; Tulamo, R. M.; Salonius, K.
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 1997, 29, 1, pp 44-48
Abstract

The anatomy and physiology of the horse's foot is reviewed, and shoeing is discussed in general. The indications for the use of a barred shoe are quoted as contracted foot, flat foot, low heels, contracted heels, 'hoof-bound', overgrowth of the heel, corns or sand cracks, and these conditions are...

Author(s)
Budin, M.
Citation
Contribution a l'etude de la ferrure pathologique du cheval de selle. Le fer a planche et ses derives., 1973, pp 77pp.
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Turner, T. A.
Citation
Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, 1993, 38, pp 389-395
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This article opens with a very complete and critical review of the equine affections described variously under one or other of the above names from the time when JENNER (1800) attributed the origin of cow-pox to an affection involving the heels of horses and described simply by him under the name...

Author(s)
Jong, D. A. De
Citation
Folia Microbiologica, 1916, 4, 3, pp 239-266
Abstract

This author furnishes a good clinical record of the above disease as it occurs among British army horses in France. The number of outbreaks and cases dealt with is unfortunately omitted.
The disease is defined as " a contagious disease characterized by vesicular eruptions in the mouth with...

Author(s)
Burton, A. C.
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 1917, 73, 7, pp 234-242 pp.
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Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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