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Case Study – Olivia and Xalie

Posted By on July 1st, 2019 | Filed under Case Studies
Case Study – Olivia and Xalie

My horse is a 16 year old lusitano, Xaile do Zambujal. I bought him from Portugal as a 5 year old where he was being trained as a bullfighter’s horse. I’ve done lots of different stuff with him from hunting […]

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Case Study – Bam Bam

Posted By on June 24th, 2019 | Filed under Case Studies
Case Study – Bam Bam

Bam Bam, was bought from Portugal age 12 in 2016. He was a ‘working Equitation Lucitano. He is a schoolmaster Iberian, showing Dressage. In Early March 2017, he fractured his pedal bone in half, in the stable and was on […]

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Case Study – Fiona and Folly

Posted By on June 17th, 2019 | Filed under Case Studies
Case Study – Fiona and Folly

We bought Folly in November 2012 and then she became lame in February 2013. The vet couldn’t find anything but a change of farrier made a big difference. However, we moved area and the farrier couldn’t continue. In 2014 the […]

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Case Study – Keri Bishop and Gevalia

Posted By on March 8th, 2019 | Filed under Case Studies
Case Study – Keri Bishop and Gevalia

Case Study – Keri Bishop and Gevalia Keri bought Gevalia a 16.1hh 12 year old dressage horse 2 years ago from Denmark. Gevalia was bought when she was competing at Medium level and Keri wanted to progress with her training […]

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Copper coated nails V’s Steel nails

Posted By on October 23rd, 2018 | Filed under Case Studies
Copper coated nails V’s Steel nails

Over 2 years ago we made the move from traditional steel nails to Kerckhaert CU Liberty Copper coated nails. We have noticed a huge difference in the health of the horses’ feet. Take a look at these two shoes, with […]

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Case Study – Tear in Suspensory Ligament

Posted By on August 28th, 2018 | Filed under Case Studies
Case Study – Tear in Suspensory Ligament

📕📚📓Case Study📕📚📓 This is from one of our clients, Yvonne, in her words, about how we helped her lovely little horse Cassie with some remedial shoeing. Thank you for the photos Yvonne, hope she enjoyed her fancy shoes! 👞👟👠👡👢 I […]

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Distal medial collateral ligament issue

Posted By on March 8th, 2018 | Filed under Case Studies
Distal medial collateral ligament issue

This is a horse that came to The Forge with a distal medial collateral ligament issue. (One of the two ligaments that connects and stabilises the pedal bone to the pastern). Working with the vet, we agreed on a collateral […]

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Keratoma

Posted By on September 29th, 2016 | Filed under Case Studies
Keratoma

Stud hole season has started…. Not just for the eventers though!! This is a horse we had in the forge this week to fit a “hospital plate” shoe to. It had an operation to remove a keratoma (small benign tumor) […]

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Infection in lateral toe quarter

Posted By on September 29th, 2016 | Filed under Case Studies
Infection in lateral toe quarter

Case study from last year. It was a young horse that came with underlying infection . It had originally blown out higher up the dorsal wall but had never been cleared up properly and then as a result had under run […]

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Foot Infection

Posted By on October 1st, 2014 | Filed under Case Studies
Foot Infection

Foot infection sorted! Anglo Arab endurance mare with recurrent and on-going abscesses on right fore at Hook Norton Vets. It nerve blocked out to foot. Nothing out of the ordinary on X-ray. Then we took the shoe off!! And found […]

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