Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Farriery: shoe removal

Contributor(s): Graham Munroe, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

  • To remove the shoe from the foot.

Uses

Advantages

  • Usually simple procedure if correct equipment is available.

Disadvantages

  • Requires practice and correct technique.
  • Can be physically demanding if all 4 shoes are removed.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Pollitt C C (1999)Color Atlas of the Horse's Foot.Mosby-Wolfe, London. ISBN: 0723417652.


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