Treating lameness and other hoof-related problems

Our equine podiatry and farrier service offers a wide range of treatment options to help horses suffering from lameness and other hoof issues. Clients can either bring their horse(s) to our Veterinary Teaching Hospital or, for those within the Athens area, our mobile service can come to them.

We offer therapeutic shoeing for problems such as:

  • Soft-Tissue Injuries
  • Navicular Syndrome
  • Angular Limb Deformities in Young Horses

This service also provides medical treatment and management of:

  • Laminitis
  • Hoof Infections (Abscess)
  • White Line Disease
  • Canker

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Saint Lawrence Equinus

At the end of May, Saint was referred to the UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital due to canker in his back foot. Upon our arrival, a team of students and doctors examined and evaluated Saint. They then outlined the extensive and lengthy course of treatment for Saint, both at home and […]

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