Introduction to Hoof Function and Terminology

Horses March 09, 2009 Print Friendly and PDF

This video discusses the basic function of the horse's hoof and terminology used when discussing your horse's hooves.

This video is part of the 2008 Equestrian Academy Sessions made possible by University of Nebraska and Purina Mills. It is narrated by Nate Allen, of Allen Farrier Service-Juanita, NE and Central Community Technical College-Hastings NE. This video is made available to you through

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.