28 - Jenny Hagen from Leipzig, Germany

Dr Jenny Hagen is a farrier and Associate Professor of the Institute of Veterinary Anatomy at Universität Leipzig, where she trains new farriers and undertakes her research into the effects of trimming and shoeing on equine biomechanics and locomotion, amongst many other interesting studies. Jenny and I got together at Hoven I Centrum (Hoof in Focus) 2019 event in Denmark to discuss her work. Listen for advice on how trimming effects load distribution; relieving the superficial flexor tendon and fetlock region; how a horse’s conformation can change, and much more.

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