Hoof Leverage Test

Watch the simple leverage test in action, and hear Justin High, DVM, explain how it helped him diagnose a puzzling lameness.

By Christine Hamilton
April 6, 2018

Justin High, DVM, of Reata Equine Hospital in Weatherford, Texas, and certified journeyman farrier Jake Whitman often use this simple leverage test to help diagnose complex lameness issues in horses and figure out the best treatment and shoeing methods.


Get the complete story on the leverage test in “Added Pressure,” by Susan Morrison in the April 2018 issue of Western Horseman.

REHLogo 300 Reata Equine Hospital is a full-service equine hospital located 20 minutes west of Ft. Worth in Weatherford Texas. Visit their website at http://reataequinehospital.com/.


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