BloGErin the Farrier is a contributing Author to magazines, a Teacher and Assessor of Farrier Apprentices. Articles found on this website have all been written by Erin.
If your horse is shod, it is inevitable, that at some point you will lose a shoe and it normally happens at the worst possible time, like the day before a show or the day after your farrier goes on holidays.
Radiology of the equine foot is a great tool for Equine Veterinarians to diagnose various injuries and diseases such as laminitis, fractures, ringbone, navicular disease, bone spurs and wall separation.
This quick guide will identify the main hoof problems that I as a Farrier see in my work and hoof problems you can recognise and identify with your Farrier and provide basic treatment.