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British pros explain their role in the recent lameness scare for reigning US Horse of the Year #CaliforniaChrome while he was training in England. He arrives home today wearing English aluminum bar shoes and the Mustad "HammerHead" race nails. Read on! bit.ly/1G3LY1A
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Dudley Hurst, farrier at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, is interviewed on a local television station about his work with horses:
http://www.wbir.com/videos/news/local/five-at-four/2015/05/05/caring-for-your-horses-hooves/26943259/

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He wrote the book on shoeing horses, American style, in the 20th century. New Jersey horseshoer Bruce Daniels did it all and told great stories about it afterwards. We'll miss him--and the world he lived in. More on Bruce on The Hoof Blog: http://bit.ly/1B2HR7x

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Our latest chapter in documenting the farriers, veterinarians and other horse professionals who served in World War I, 100 years ago. Today: a vet and a farrier cared for horses at the Battle of Mons. How different the outcome of that battle was for each of them.

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Finally, an anatomy video you can dance to! It takes less than a minute for a horse's foot to come to life in this stop-action flow of tendon, ligament, artery and bone. And it all happens to a smooth latin beat on The Hoof Blog!

http://hoofcare.blogspot.com/2014/11/hoof-explorer-stop-motion-anatomy-video.html
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Congratulations to English farrier Steven Beane on winning his 5th World Championship at the Calgary Stampede--in 6 years! Details on The Hoof Blog:

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He broke all the records in Australia when he sold as a yearling this spring. He's half-brother to champion Black Caviar. But after being bitten by one of Australia's legendary spiders, he's hospitalized with severe laminitis and fighting for his life. Read the latest report on the promising unraced colt known only as "Jimmy".

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Did your Sunday paper have an article on preventing laminitis? The Star-Ledger in New Jersey did; Rutgers University is hosting an EMS awareness program with researcher Ray Geor this week. Here's the link:
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