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Video: Basic Hoof Trim

Two Minutes with Tab" series from Vettec Inc addresses common hoof ailments and health problems.

January 2013

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In this installment of "Two Minutes with Tab," Certified Journeyman Farrier Tab Pigg discusses basic hoof care and shows a trim on a barefoot hoof. He explains what he is doing and why as well as the ultimate goal for a good foot.



Certified Journeyman Farrier Tab Pigg is a technical specialist for Vettec and has been a professional horse shoer since 1983. For more helpful information from Tab, visit his blog at

Further Reading
Guide to Horse Hoof Problems

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bruce    danielson, CT

11/25/2015 5:57:33 AM

It would of been nice if he would of explained the the foot needs to grow concavity but the horse cannot until the owner eliminates the infection in the white-line by cleans-up the environment and hoof husbandry.

Ava    Elgin, IL

12/22/2014 9:09:49 AM

That was a great video. Thanks.

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