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HOOF EVALUATION: RADIOGRAPHS FOR THE FARRIER

By: Tracy A. Turner DVM, MS, DiplACVS, DiplACVSMR Radiology of the equine hoof is used to confirm various disease processes such as laminitis, third phalanx fractures, osteoarthritis (ringbone), navicular disease and extensive hoof wall separations. It has evolved to where it quite beneficial for the farrier to use radiographs for guidance when trimming the equine foot. ¬†We can immediately see …

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