Dr Hiltrud Strasser, DVM, Ph.D. For nearly three decades, Dr. Strasser has studied the causes and cures for lameness as well as other common health problems. Hiltrud Strasser. likes · 1 talking about this. Complete holistic model for the care of the domestic horse based on research by Dr. vet. med. Strasser. Hiltrud Strasser Dr. Hiltrud Strasser (born , Leipzig, Germany) is a German veterinarian, who has worked for many years on the anatomy, physiology.

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Gradually, protection items started to appear, first with the soleae Sparteae, a sort of leather hoof boot, later improved into the soleae ferreae that featured metal studded soles similar to contemporary military boots.

Strasser’s insightful overview of the most important factors, and effects of, living conditions on the horse. It should not be this difficult to come up with clear evidence of the method’s benefits-if it has any. Equine welfare Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. This makes traction on very slick or icy surfaces possible. Aside from her profession, Dr. This is why her profession of veterinarian is placed in the background in the interview, and the thoughts about the prevention of cruelty to animals are placed at the forefront.

Rather it is man’s desire for convenience, his failure to understand the full ramifications of seemingly innocent srasser, and more importantly, his strassre to humanize the creatures he domesticates and to assume they need what he needs. I will try to address the more important points by category. Before becoming a full-time politician, he was a lawyer, and before becoming Chancellor he served as Prime Minister of Lower Saxony — Frequent trimming- Instead of the farrier standard of hoof care each 4 to 6 weeks, Dr.


The newly barefoot horse must also be given the chance, as must any horse, to become accustomed to the terrain on which he will be ridden so the hoof can match the hardness of the terrain.

The Strasser Method Trim Considered by Henry Heymering, CJF, RMF [07/02;F;f2]

I could find no published data to back up her claim. A franchise requires a franchise fee to open a franchise unit-Strasser requires a franchise fee to open a clinic “Certification as a Hoofcare Specialist does not entitle the individual to open a Hoof Clinic or other facility for lameness rehabilitation using the Strasser methods unless by special arrangement with Hiltrud Strasser.

She herself outlines circumstances where her extreme trim could result in the death of the horse under some circumstances. Strasser’s method of hoof care allege that hiltruc methodology may result in lameness, pain and discomfort.

T he following points, excerpted from Shoeing: Probably most problems horses have from vices to lameness can be prevented or cured with sufficient turnout in a proper environment. Schematic of the physiologically correct hoof.

I’ve driven several hours to see the best available examples within miles of my home. Strasser, “The hoof lands and slides forward until it bears full weight, becomes virtually glued to the ice by wtrasser, then is pulled up in the back so air can get under the sole, and the hoof is lifted again.

However, in contrast to Dr. Hoof expansion – This was a hotly debated topic in the ‘s info on which can be found in Dollar’s Handbook of Horse Shoeing. Hiltrud Strasser topic Dr. However, some modern bitless designs of horse headgear lack the heavy noseband of a true hackamore and instead use straps that tighten around a horse’s head to apply pressure in various ways.

Low angle and frequent trims to treat founder-Although there are many successful hiktrud to treat founder, I have used this method myself for more than 25 years with great success, though with trims that are not as severe as Dr.


Straszer points to a study by Bein showing that steel shoes changed the frequency of vibration in the foot and multiplied it’s strength by three. S hoeing in medieval times started with the nobility and gradually spread to the common folk.

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I have done all this and yet I cannot tell you with certainty whether there is reasonable value to the method or not-sufficient evidence for that has not been readily available. The slightly exaggerated references to the still commonly practiced, hardly effective treatment methods in the area of the hoof, with the result that the animals in question are prematurely bound for slaughter, are in the eyes of this court not unprofessional, since they do not contradict the truth, and therefore can be presented in a hilrrud more pointed manner, without degrading the veterinary colleagues and their methods Because of someone’s erroneous and vicious accusations in an attempt to discredit the work of Dr.

Hiltrud Strasser

It’s not necessarily a bad thing, but is distinctly different from pure education. The hooves of the castle horses, weakened by lack of circulation and ammonia exposure, could not hold up to the wear and tear from the rocky terrain while the strzsser living in large open spaces were strong and healthy and needed no such ‘protection’. Only two books have been translated into English.

Strasser claims that circulation is decreased when shoes are applied. Strasser herself says her trim may cause the death of the horse.