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    Yes, they were questions....they all ended with a...

    Yes, they were questions....they all ended with a little "?" after them....that denotes a question. Gee, I thought we were all adults here...I had no idea that I had to cnady-coat my questions with...
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    Correct. However, breeders or owners...

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    Correct. However, breeders or owners looking for exceptional horses perfer those that excell at both performance and inspections or in-hand classes that judge conformation and soundness.
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    Since you are all-knowing...I am surprised that...

    Since you are all-knowing...I am surprised that you asked. I would have to beieve that you have an understanding of the US race-bred TB market. Where hunreds and hundreds of thousands of TBs are sold...
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    Thomas....let me congradulate you on your ability...

    Thomas....let me congradulate you on your ability to raise above Dave's ego to present your own fatuous and condescending remarks. :) Just a couple of quick comments for clarification as I don't want...
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    Who can't read for contene? And why are you so...

    Who can't read for contene? And why are you so defensive over a few quesions looking for clarification?

    I said in your "previous paragaph" which was:

    I was simply pointing out that everything...
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    Your previous paragraph does imply just that....

    Your previous paragraph does imply just that. Deformation of hoof form during the developmental stages has been linked to the lack of appropiate turnout/exercise...and appropriate footing....in...
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    OK...you'll have to forgive me Thomas as I seem...

    OK...you'll have to forgive me Thomas as I seem to be missing your point here.

    For example, we select OTTBs as our broodmares. From the get-go, I do not personally consider them genetically what I...
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    So, Dave...you are basically saying that if in...

    So, Dave...you are basically saying that if in the early stages of development, the feet begin to distort (and they are not properly taken care of) that you can not manage those feet to a decent (not...
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    The trim must address certain aspects of balance...

    The trim must address certain aspects of balance and alignement. When those are addressed the form becomes close to what that particular horse needs. It then becomes a matter of the trimmer/farrier...
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    One doesn't have to draw a line thru these bones...

    One doesn't have to draw a line thru these bones to see correct alignment...correct alignment is when there is even/equal pressure on the joints. If the spacing between bones is allowing for unequal...
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    In truth...degree of rotation is a matter of...

    In truth...degree of rotation is a matter of perception and the mehtod by which the person reading the x-rays was taught to determine it. In most cases, vets are erroneously taught to read rotation...
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    While we can play the words to make them appear...

    While we can play the words to make them appear on the surface to mean the same things...when it comes to the actual application...it will not be the same to the hoof.

    If you relieve...
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    Nope Lookout....I have far too much to do to...

    Nope Lookout....I have far too much to do to nitpic on you or twist things....you are just for some unknown reason too defensive about my questioning you. I am just trying to lean more about how you...
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    No....some of these methods would do that....but...

    No....some of these methods would do that....but others would not....some would totally remove ground contact.
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    Context or no context....as usual....you were...

    Context or no context....as usual....you were making misleading generalized statements that included "every possible way to address a toe".

    You said:
    Bringing the toe or breakover back, mustang...
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    How would a beveled toe such as that applied by...

    How would a beveled toe such as that applied by Natural Balance trimmers thin the wall? Or for that matter even dumping the toe (ie making a verticle cut toward the end of the toe). This doesn't...
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    Really....and yet you accepted the...

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    Really....and yet you accepted the inaccurate drawings in Strasser's publications as "fact"?


    What education in anatomy....a skewed SHP education? One that shuns conventional anatomy and...
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    Tree....I would also be interested in addressing...

    Tree....I would also be interested in addressing something that I see in the solar views of your case study. Although I do not deny improvement in some areas...and the hoof form/angles are lookig...
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    Tree.....a question on impacted bars.... If...

    Tree.....a question on impacted bars....

    If the bars truely are impacted....when one trims to remove the impaction...it is my understanding that one would typically trim the bars "to the...
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    Rick....I totally agree that when applied...

    Rick....I totally agree that when applied correctly that wedges do what you say...however, unless you or someone as competent as you applied them....I would have to highly question that they were...
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    Where did you find this information? I don't...

    Where did you find this information? I don't recall seeing this in the recent articles that you posted. Maybe I missed it?

    While I personally have experienced a better quality of horn (tighter...
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    Would you like to speculate as to why the growth...

    Would you like to speculate as to why the growth angles might be affected?
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    I'm no wedge expert....and will be interested in...

    I'm no wedge expert....and will be interested in seeing what others say....but here is my 3 cents on it....

    You are corrrect....no pressure has been relieved on the heels. Infact, more has been...
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    Becasue I didn't go into tendons and other...

    Becasue I didn't go into tendons and other structures and moments....I was inaccurate? My point wasn't to publish a thesis on the physical forces of the leg/hoof.....but rather to point out that...
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    Rick...thanks much for jumping in with...

    Rick...thanks much for jumping in with that....the tendon/lig example helped to clear that in my mind. I totally forgot about the terminal papillae and their function. DUH! :o
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