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Hoofcare

As the old saying goes, ‘No hoof, no horse’. Discover the latest advances in hoofcare and farriery along with expert advice on corrective shoeing, supplements and common hoof problems.
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Experts at TRM outline a three-fold approach to achieve healthy hooves
By Irish Field Contributor on 03 April 2020
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Dr Joe Collins MVB outlines some diseases of the hoof and how best to treat and prevent them
By Irish Field Contributor on 03 April 2020
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The Irish Master Farriers Association has advice for farriers working during the Covid-19 pandemic
By Irish Field Contributor on 03 April 2020
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Dr Karen Dunne explains how checking digital pulses in your horse can help owners to detect foot problems at an early stage
By Irish Field Contributor on 03 April 2020
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Helen Sharp talks to veterinary surgeon Dr Esther Skelly-Smith BVM BVS MRCVS about her integrated approach to equine foot issues and how we can best support our horses from the ground up
By Irish Field Contributor on 03 April 2020
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Chairman of the Irish Master Farriers Association John Dooley is self-isolating and only performing crucial hoof care during the Covid-19 pandemic
By Rachel Moriarty on 27 March 2020
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Hoof abscesses are a very common cause of lameness in horses. We outline some tips on how to treat your horse should they get an abscess
By Rachel Moriarty on 28 February 2020
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Hoof wall separation disease, or HWSD for short, is a debilitating genetic condition found in a small percentage of Connemara ponies, affecting all four hooves - and it is incurable
By Irish Field Contributor on 08 November 2019
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New study combining medicine, maths, physics and biology sheds fresh light on hoof growth
By Irish Field Contributor on 19 July 2019
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Karen Dunne looks at hoof injuries and how best to treat them
By Irish Field Contributor on 05 April 2019
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Four-page hoof care feature including veterinary and farrier advice
By Jennifer Micklem Diamond on 05 April 2019
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Jennifer Micklem Diamond talked to Kevin Rooney about his job as a farrier
By Jennifer Micklem Diamond on 05 April 2019
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