Attend Hands-On Workshops with Vettec Representative Lynne
Vettec representative Lynne Myers is leading free hands-on workshops in Wellington, Fla. to teach techniques on how to apply hoof products and shoeing options. Your readers are invited to visit the workshops to gain insight on hoof care options. Handbooks and product demos will be available for anyone who attends.
Hands-On Workshops Overview
Lynne will provide instruction on techniques in correcting angles, creating extensions and restoring distorted hoof capsules. She will also demonstrate how to glue on shoes and point out techniques for success. Workshops will take place at Visby Products and Palm Beach Farrier Supply in Wellington, Fla. Dates and location information are listed below. Registration is free! Walk-ins are welcome. Registration: www.vettec.com/vettec-hands-workshop-form.
Using Solar Support to Aid Healing of White Line Disease
by Tab Pigg
Dampness can Lead to Fungus in the Hoof
No matter the season, anytime wet conditions are present, bacteria and fungus can get trapped in a horse’s hoof wall. Similar to human toenails, once fungus and bacteria have set in, it’s very difficult to conquer. This combination of pathogens in the hoof wall is a recipe for White Line Disease.
The new book “Nevzorov Haute Ecole Hoof Care Principles: A Step by Step Guide to the Basics” by Lydia Nevzorova is now available to purchase.
Nevzorov Haute Ecole hoof care is the most sound, simple and affordable method explained in an easy and comprehensive step by step guide with over 600 color photos. The book was written for the students of Nevzorov Haute Ecole but can readily be used by every horse owner who wants to trim his or her own horse. It is recommended for the novice as well as experienced trimmers.
What could be a pleasant experience for your horse and your farrier quickly goes awry if your horse is not trained to stand for a farrier. Horses need shoes or at the very minimum a regular trim to keep them from going lame or developing hoof problems. If you recently adopted a horse or find you need to “refresh” your horse’s memory about how to stand still for the farrier, use this quick guide to help you.