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Information is scarce on the prevalence of hoof disorders in horses. In this study, we examined the prevalence of and risk factors for hoof disorders in a population of horses in The Netherlands. In a group of 942 randomly selected horses, hoof health was scored during regular foot trimming (one ...

Author(s)
Holzhauer, M.; Bremer, R.; Santman-Berends, I.; Smink, O.; Janssens, I.; Back, W.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 140, pp 53-59
Abstract

A quarter crack is a defect of the hoof wall that is caused by a combination of factors that affect the quality of the hoof horn. To date, no peer-reviewed studies have described the incidence of quarter cracks in Thoroughbred racehorses during training. Further, there is limited information...

Author(s)
McGlinchey, L.; Robinson, P.; Porter, B.; Sidhu, A. B. S.; Rosanowski, S. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2020, 32, s10, pp 18-24
AbstractFull Text

There are many types of hoof affections that involve chipping, tearing, and cracking of the hoof wall. Among these the cracks require regular treatment and evaluation. Depending on the depth the cracks are classified into deep and superficial one and can present different position on the hoof wall: ...

Author(s)
Zaha, C.; Rusu, L.; Igna, C.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicina Veterinara, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2020, 53, 1, pp 111-118
Abstract

A population of 100 native breed unshod working horses was examined for hoof wall problems. The diagnosis of hoof wall defects was performed by close visual observation and via physical examination. The location, extent and types of defects were then determined and recorded. Out of 100 horses, 124 ...

Author(s)
Bigham, A. S.; Tabatabaei, A. N.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2007, 10, 3, pp 179-183
Abstract

Morphological and mechanical studies were conducted on fresh samples of equine hoof walls from 6 horses. Morphological findings indicated a dependence of tubule size, shape and helical alignment of intermediate filaments (IFs) within the lamellae on the position through the wall thickness. The...

Author(s)
Kasapi, M. A.; Gosline, J. M.
Citation
Journal of Experimental Biology, 1997, 200, 11, pp 1639-1659
Abstract

Objective: To describe clinical use of computed tomography (CT) and hoof surface markers to facilitate internal fixation within the confines of the hoof wall. Study Design: Retrospective case series. Animals: Horses (n=16) that had CT-guided internal fixation of the distal phalanx (DP) or distal...

Author(s)
Gasiorowski, J. C.; Richardson, D. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Surgery, 2015, 44, 2, pp 214-222
Abstract

Every equine hoof has a certain amount of distortion. This presents in various forms: flares, dished toes, under-run heels, and cracks. Several farrier texts anecdotally suggest a correlation between hoof capsule distortion and lameness. The goal of this study was to evaluate the effects of the...

Author(s)
Reilly, P. T.; Reilly, D. A.; Orsini, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2009, 29, 2, pp 115-117
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hoof conditions and problems within the hoof capsule.

This book chapter discusses the diagnosis and treatment of hoof balance, puncture wounds of the hoof, thrush, keratoma, laminitis, laminitis as result of infection in the foot, problems of navicular bone, fracture of the third phalanx, pedal osteitis, bruised sole, problem with the sidebones,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Good conformation of the foot is essential to normal activities of the horse. To have good foot conformation, a horse must have reasonable good limb conformation since the foot reflects poor conformation of the limbs. The angle of the hoof wall is directly correspondent to the conformation of the...

Author(s)
Schüle, E.; Schüle, E.; Appelbaum, F.; Appelbaum, F.
Publisher
Schlütersche GmbH & Co. KG, Verlag und Druckerei, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2003, 84, 9, pp 682-689
Abstract

The third phalanx fractures are common in horses and should be considered as a differential diagnosis of pain, in distal limbs and are usually associated with trauma. The horse shows pain of acute onset, and moderate to severe lameness. The hoof and the region of the distal phalanx show heat and...

Author(s)
Deconto, I.; Fracaro, S. N.; Oliveira, E. M. G. das N.; Wouk, A. F. P. de F.; Craveiro Filho, C. R.; Dornbusch, P. T.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Paraná, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais, 2010, 8, 3, pp 353-357

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