This book is the first book in over a century to challenge the very foundations of today’s hoof care industry offering evidence based models for both suspension and balance.
Histology confirmed osteoarthritis of the ungular cartilages in those hooves displaying symptoms of chronic Founder. page 70
Balance has been a point of contention for as long as horses have been trimmed and shod. The Ungular Cartilage Suspension Model and the Internal Arch Apparatus Models dismiss this contention for what I believe to be the well-being of the horse. page 131
With over 250 pages, 180 color illustrations, 108 bibliographic listings, a 27 page glossary, and extensive index. It promises to quickly become a go-to text for the most up-to-date information on hoof care for horses suffering these devastating pathologies. This book is the culmination of three decades of applied research, evidence based in vivo, and in vitro study. This book is for anyone that wishes to improve the quality of life of the horses in their care.