Evidence-Based Podiatry for Equine Practitioners - A 2-Day Practical Course


May 10, 2019 to May 11, 2019
8:00 AM until 5:45 PM


Equine practitioners are regularly exposed to various and sometimes contradicting opinions on farriery and especially on therapeutic shoeing. The fact that new graduates go into practice with minimal training in farriery and shoeing only exacerbates the problem and leaves practitioners grappling with this contentious subject.
In the mornings the following topics will be covered by the specialists through highly-illustrated lectures and there will be plenty of time available to ask questions and for debates:
Functional Anatomy & Physiology of the Foot
Biomechanics of the Equine Foot – How it is altered by trimming & wear
Does the Normal Foot Exist? – Conformation, Balance, Footfall & Gait
Examination of the foot – A veterinarian’s & A farrier’s approach
Anatomy & ‘Physiology’ of a Horse Shoe
Principles of Trimming & Shoeing
Effect of Shoes on ‘normal’ Foot Function
The Use of Composites
Foot & Pastern Injuries (incl. P3 Fractures)
Tackling specific problems


$150 - $2,700


Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital
11308 92nd St SE
Snohomish WA 98290

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