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Vettec Introduces New Cartridge System for Equine Pour-in Pad Materials

Released at - March 19, 2018
Vettec Introduces New Cartridge System for Equine Pour-in Pad Materials 160cc cartridge system features break-off cap, reinforced plungers and triple-seal piston Read More...

Four Tips to Make a Vettec Pour-in Pad Last

Released at - February 21, 2018
Vettec pour-in pad materials are designed to stay in for a traditional shoeing cycle, which is typically about four to six weeks. However, pads may fail or fall out earlier than intended if hooves are not properly prepared. Read More...

LEARNING THE CARTRIDGE BASICS

Released at - February 5, 2018
When hoof care professionals invest in Vettec™ products, it’s important to follow usage guidelines to ensure product is applied correctly, avoid costly errors and maintain the life of the product. To achieve optimal results when Read More...

Learning the Cartridge Basics

Released at - January 18, 2018
When hoof care professionals invest in Vettec products, it’s important to follow usage guidelines to ensure product is applied correctly, avoid costly errors and maintain the life of the product. To achieve optimal results when applying pour-in pad materials, it’s impor Read More...

Putting Foot Back on a Horse

Released at - November 22, 2017
There are two main potential causes of unhealthy hooves: Read More...

XL BLOCK

Released at - October 30, 2017
The XL Block is larger than Bovi-Bond's traditional rubber block.  The larger size allows a proper fit for bigger claws. The XL Block provides more sole coverage than the traditional block and supports both the heel and the toe. The block can be trimmed to a smaller size if needed. Read More...

Vettec Hands-on Workshop at PCHS

Released at - September 27, 2017
Larkin Greene recently held a hands-on workshop at the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School in California with Bob Smith and his students.  Students enjoyed a presentation on hoof care adhesives in the morning and were able to practice applying the product in the afternoon.  Read More...

How to Manage Thin Soles with Pour-In Pad Materials

Released at - July 8, 2017
How to identify if a horse has thin soles: Read More...

Safety During Summer: How warming weather affects horses

Released at - May 3, 2017
(Family Features) Increasing heat and drier conditions mean outdoor animals of all kinds are forced to adapt as the summer season marches on. Read More...

How Weather and Temperature Affect Hoof Health

Released at - April 6, 2017
When it comes to weather and a horse’s environment, there are two main factors that impact hoof health: • Temperature • Moisture How temperature and moisture can affect the sole: Read More...

Do Adhesives Used on the Equine Hoof Trap Moisture?

Released at - November 24, 2016
Many people ask if the acrylic and urethane adhesives currently used on horse’s feet trap moisture resulting in adverse effects.  The answer should be no, but it’s not always that simple. Read More...

How Bars Affect Feet

Released at - November 22, 2016
A horse that is at risk of developing unhealthy bars may have one of the following characteristics: Stacked sole Pinched heels Signs that a horse may have unhealthy bars: Read More...