The right shoe for the right horse: the science of horse shoeing
In recent years we have seen an exponential increase in prescription horseshoeing. Manufacturing companies have developed specific horseshoes for individual conditions that are now common place in both veterinary and farriery practices. Have we fully understood the effect that some prescriptive shoes might have with their continued use? When does prescriptive shoeing end and normal shoeing begin?
- An appreciation of shoe selection for specific conditions and what alternative interventions may be available.