Horse’s Feet Resources

Websites that provide information about Laminitis predominate in this list.
Please visit my other ‘information’ website, for more on laminitis:
http://www.johnthevet.co.uk/

RESEARCH

Information on research and prevention of grass founder in horses. Kathryn (Katy) Watts, Rocky Mountain Research and Consulting Inc – http://www.safergrass.org/

Australian Brumby (Wild Horse) Research – http://www.wildhorseresearch.com/

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CHARITIES – funding laminitis research (+ Sources of information)

The Animal Health Foundation. “Waging War on Laminitis” Dr Don Walsh – www.animalhealthfoundation.com

The Laminitis Trust – www.laminitis.org

The Laminitis Site – http://www.thelaminitissite.org/

Equine Cushing’s Disease and Insulin Resistance – http://ecirhorse.org/

The Donkey Sanctuary – Sidmouth Devon – Sourse of information on donkeys – www.donkeysanctuary.org.uk

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VETERINARY SURGEONS

British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) – Journals Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) and Equine Veterinary Education (EVE) – www.beva.org.uk

‘Laminitis: recent advances and future directions’ The British Equine Veterinary Association Trust – current research articles that can be accessed via – http://www.wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/evj

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) – http://www.aaep.org/

The Laminitis Clinic (UK) – Robert A. Eustace MRCVS – www.laminitisclinic.org

Nanric Inc. – R.F.(Ric) Redden DVM – Source of Information and equipment/products for sale – http://www.nanric.com/dr_redden_notes_archive.asp

Dr Robert Bowker – Anatomist/researcher and barefoot advocate

Northern Virginia Equine – Stephen (Steve) E. O’Grady DVM MRCVS – Source of Information. – http://www.equipodiatry.com/

Dr Hiltrud Strasser – Source of information – http://www.strasserhoofcare.org/articles.php

Dr Hans Castelijn – http://www.mascalcia.net/eng/articolienglish.htm

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FARRIERS AND BAREFOOT TRIMMERS

Home of Natural Balance Hoof Care – Gene Ovnicek RMF. – Source of Information and equipment/products for sale. – http://www.hopeforsoundness.com/cms/categories/information/general-hoof-care.html and http://www.hopeforsoundness.com/cms/categories/information/lameness.html

International Institute of Equine Podiatry – K.C.La Pierre RFJ – http://appliedequinepodiatry.org/Articles.html

Pete Ramey – Source of Information – http://www.hoofrehab.com/Articles.html

Paige Poss – Source of information – http://www.ironfreehoof.com/

Swedish Hoof School – Good Ove Lind – http://www.swedishhoofschool.com/articles.htm

Carola Adolf – Source of information – http://www.equinebarehoofcare.org/art_.html

Gretchen Fathauer – Source of information – http://www.naturalhorsetrim.com/

Keith Seeley – Source of information – http://www.keithseeley.com/

Jaime Jackson – Source of information – http://www.aanhcp.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=146&Itemid=117

Treating founder (chronic laminitis) without horseshoes – Information – www.thenaturalhorsetrim.com

Equine Soundness – http://www.equinesoundness.com/default.htm

Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners (PHCP) – http://www.pacifichoofcare.org/

Epona Institute – Source of information – http://www.epona-institute.org/clinics-and-education/publications/

Equicast – information – http://www.equicast.com/articles.html

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MAGAZINES

American Farriers Journal – http://www.americanfarriers.com/

Organiser of International Hoofcare Summit – Cincinnati – Four day conference late Jan/early Feb. (Highly Recommended – definitely value for money) – https://www.americanfarriers.com/pages/International-Hoof-Care-Summit-Homepage.php

British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA) – http://www.forgemagazine.co.uk/

Online Magazine – Yvonne and James Welz – http://www.thehorseshoof.com/

Archive articles – http://www.hoofcare.com

Hoofcare & Lameness – archive articles – http://www.hoofcare.com/info.html

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HOOF BOOTS / ‘Footwear’

Equicast – Casting tape for feet – http://www.equicast.com/

Epona shoe – http://www.eponashoe.com

Natural balance shoes & EDSS – http://www.hopeforsoundness.com

Hoof Support Patch (HSP) Fibre-glass supports for heels – http://www.vetcell.com

Hoof-filler – www.vettec.com
(also Bond’N’Flex)

Imprint shoe – http://www.imprintshoes.co.uk

Outlaw shoe – http://outlawshoe.com

Steward clog – (see Equicast, equipodiatry or hopeforsoundness)

Easycare Boots (Old Macs) – http://www.easycareinc.com/

Horsesneaker Boots (Hoofwings) – http://hoofwings.com/

Marquis Supergrip stride equus – http://www.marquisboot.com/

Renegade Hoof Boots – http://www.renegadehoofboots.com/

Simple Boots Cavallo – http://www.cavallo-inc.com/us/

Soft Ride boots – http://www.softrideboots.com/1/

Total Foot Protection – shoes, Styrofoam etc. – www.tfp.uk.com

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MISCELLANEOUS

Allie Hayes – Freeze-dried specimens – http://www.horsescience.com/

Christoph von Horst – Plastinate specimens – http://www.plastinate.com/gallery.htm

The Hay Pillow – slow-feeder hay net – http://thehaypillow.com/

The Metron System – http://www.metron-imaging.com/ (Metron)

Ontrack Equine – data recording system – http://www.ontrackequine.com/index.htm

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SUPPLEMENTS

Formula 4 Feet – www.equilife.co.uk

Farriers Formula – www.lifedatalabs.com

California Trace –http://www.californiatrace.com/

Uckele –http://equine.uckele.com/

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FEED COMPANIES

Dodson & Horrell

Spillers

Dengie

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BOOKS

Bibliography

The Illustrated Horse’s Foot – A comprehensive guide : Elsevier 2016

Sisson and Grossman’s the Anatomy of the Domestic Animals : Publisher W B Saunders Co

Adam’s Lameness in Horses Author Ted S. Stashak : Publisher Williams & Wilkins

‘The Equine Distal Limb’ An Atlas of Clinical Anatomy and Comparative Imaging’ Jean-Marie Denoix : Manson Publishing

Color Atlas of the Horse’s Foot by Christopher C. Pollitt : Publisher Mosby Wolfe

Equine Laminitis by C Pollitt : PhD Publisher RIRDC

‘Care and Rehabilitation of the Equine Foot’ Pete Ramey (with contributing authors) Published by Hoof Rehabilitation Publishing LLC

A Lifetime of Soundness
by Hiltrud Strasser, Dr. med. vet., PhD (Author), Sabine Kells (Editor) : Publisher Sabine Kells

Shoeing A Necessary Evil?
by Hiltrud Strasser, Dr. med. vet., PhD (Author), Sabine Kells (Editor & Translator) (2000) : Publisher Sabine Kells

‘The Natural Horse: Foundations for Natural Horsemanship’ Jaime Jackson (1992) : Star Ridge Publishing

The Natural Trim – Principles and Practice Jaime Jackson (2012) J. Jackson Publishing
Improving the Foot Health of the Domestic Horse: The relevance of the feral horse foot model Brian Hampson and Christopher C Pollitt Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) 2011

‘Equine Podiatry’ Andrea Floyd and Richard Mansmann : Publisher W B Saunders

‘Farriery-Foal to Racehorse’ S. Curtis : Publisher Curtis

‘Corrective Farriery – Volume 1’ edited by S.Curtis : Publisher Curtis

‘Corrective Farriery – Volume 2’ edited by S.Curtis : Publisher Curtis

‘Clinical Radiology of the Horse’ Butler J.A.; Colles C.M.; Dyson S; Kold S.; Poulos P.
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

‘Limb Length Disparity (Equine Anisomelia)’ Dr Esco Buff

‘Farriery: a complete illustrated guide’ London Hickman J. 1977: Publisher J. A. Allan

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