Quarter Cracks ~ Case Studies


Cracks - Case Study 1

After consulting with the Trainer the Farrier for this racehorse called me in. I see alot of thoroughbreds with quarter or heel cracks. This can be due to weak feet, unbalanced feet, over loading in one particular area or sometimes a blow from one of the other feet on to the coronary band. In my experience the screw and patch is the best way to get rid of the crack