Large Animal I:Hoof wall layers and hoof care
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What layer covers the coronary band?SFP
semi flexible periople
What layer is the growth and nutritional source for the hoof wall? This can be damaged easily and care should be taken when wrapping or bandaging.CB
What layer provides vertical and horizontal elasticity and rigidity of the hoof wall?TH
What layer is inside the hoof wall and interdigitates with the sensitive laminae?EHL
epidermal (horny) laminae
What layer covers the coffin bone, is engorged with blood, has nerves, provides nutrients for the hoof, and interdigitates with the epidermal laminae?SCL
sensitive (corium) laminae
Together the laminae attach the skeleton (_) to the skin (_)
coffin bone to the hoof wall
What layer is the shock absorber?DC
When is cleaning ideally done
once daily or before and after riding
When is trimming done?
What condition causes a fungal or bacterial infx of the commisers in the frog of the hoof?
What bacteria causes thrush? FN
Not all horses wear shoes but they must be removed for _ _ or _
lameness evaluations or radiographs
Name 6 hoof grooming tools:HP,HT,HK,R,N,SP
- hoof pick
- hoof testers
- hoof knives
- shoe puller
What is callous tissue located on the medial aspects of the front limbs above the carpus on the hind limbs below the hock called?
What is a small callous on the palmar/plantar aspects of the fetlocks called?
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