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hello sir, how frequently to trim racehorse hooves?

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HELLO ROHIT...

Young stock...18-24 months old should be trimmed every 4 weeks preparing them for
their athletic future.

At that age, many problems can be fixed or solved before race training gets serious !!

Also..."generally" most colts/fillies get 80% of their growth by then, so you want to
be very critical on good hoof health to prevent injuries and a "career" that will last.

Best to You !!!

Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.

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Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.

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With over 40yrs. as a Certified Journeyman/Master Farrier, I have taught at the Univ.& Trade School levels. My specialty is Veterinary Farriery, Lameness and Therapeutic shoeing.

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