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A satisfactory trimming job can be accomplished with a hoof knife, a rasp, and a nipper.
Following an introductory overview of the topic, the text addresses horn formation and growth; nutrition and claw health; biomechanics of weight/load bearing and claw trimming; laminitis; pain management; upper leg lameness; infectious claw diseases; cattle behavior, cow- friendly facilities, and proper handling; footbaths for the management of infectious skin disorders of the foot and hoof; and hoof knife sharpening.
After becoming familiar with the horse, Paul lifts its foot and carefully trims the hoof using a hoof knife and file.