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Here you will find details of industry news and developments that are relevant to your industry - correct at the time of publishing; historical articles are displayed for interest and may not be a reflection of current situations.Should you have a story that you wish to be published please email details (and images) to claire@forgeandfarrier.co.uk.



Redefine Equine Lameness?

An international team of researchers, including from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London, have strongly advised on the need to discriminate clearly between “asymmetry” and “lameness” when assessing a horse’s gait. Read full notice >>
Notice added 5 September 2017.

HoofSearch - a global portal for hoof research

New HoofSearch documents give busy equine professionals a one-stop lifeline to newly-published global research GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS (USA)-- “Isn’t there a new study on the effect of uneven feet on racehorse performance?” “What’s the latest research on equine canker?” “Didn’t I hear that someone published a new hoof biopsy technique? I went online, but I couldn’t find it…” Read full notice >>
Notice added 30 June 2017.