Hoof abscesses occur both in shod as well as unshod horses. In the following, we are only considering the unshod hoof. According to convention Hoof abscesses, however, only very rarely arise due to external infecting agents. More commonly, the following occurs: Corium or lateral cartilage areas, which have been compressed for a long time, die off. After circulation is returned to these areas, the dead pieces of tissue are removed from the living tissue and carried to the outside by pus, since the dead pieces of tissue cannot be transported away through the microscopically small blood vessels of the corium.
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Biography Dr. Strasser obtained her degrees in horse husbandry, breeding and veterinary medicine from the Humboldt and Freien Universities in Berlin. She subsequently ear Her application of these techniques in trimming and horse keeping are also successful for use in maintaining horses by promoting optimum health and thereby extending their lifespan in domestic use.
Strasser is the author of books on lameness, healing and natural boarding for horses and has written articles for use in horse and veterinary journals, some of which have been translated into half a dozen languages. She continues to travel around the world giving seminars and teaching veterinarians, farriers, and horse owners how to cure the incurables and to provide horses with a lifetime of soundness.
Her campaign for the education of new horse owners and hoof care students expands as she continues her travels across the world. Dr Strasser is internationally recognized for her persistent struggle towards natural horse care, barefoot trimming and equine health considerations.
She continues to address assemblies and to speak on behalf of horses at special sessions for veterinarians, farriers and owners. Over the next year Dr. Strasser will be concentrating her North American efforts by doing seminars for veterinarians, and overseeing the training of the new crop of Hoofcare Students. She is also planning to take her techniques to more countries worldwide in an effort to further impact the lives of horses globally.
See More Personal Information First a little notice. Dr Hiltrud Strasser is not personally on this site but hi Strasser has studied the causes and cures for lameness as well as other common health problems of the domestic horse.
Using her research, she has developed a complete model for the care of the domestic horse. This model works to help minimize a large percentage of the health issues associated with the care and keeping of domestic horses today. She subsequently earned and obtained her Ph. Aside from her profession, Dr. Strasser and her husband have raised four children.
All in the family are avid riders and enjoy jumping and riding across country. See More categories.