Farrier Articles

  How to Prevent Laminitis
by Doug Butler, PhD, CJF, FWCF

Laminitis and Founder are some of the most severe foot lamenesses that afflict horses. If laminitis is not recognized and treated as an emergency, most laminitis cases will turn into founder. (see, Farrier Focus Electronic Magazine)

  Using Sugar To Treat Those Nasty Wounds
by Burney Chapman

This article was first published in the American Farriers Journal , Jan/Feb, 1989. Due to the many telephone calls the editor received about the use of sugardine in treating horses’ open wounds, this article was reprinted in the American Farriers' Journal in 1993. pdf icon



This article was originally written for the American Farriers Journal. David Duckett, FWCF, is known worldwide as a master farrier and blacksmith, much in demand for his knowledge of biomechanics and therapeutic shoeing. William Russell was the prime spokesman of the Scientific Method of horseshoeing at the turn of the 20th century.
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