WEPA Module 6 (English)


November 2021 (English)
2 days, each from 7.30 to 18.00


Kirchstrasse 2, 9216 Heldswil, Switzerland


Stefan Wehrli

Module in small groups of 8 to 14 people

Every farrier and every vet receive a hoof each. What has been learned in the theory lesson can be put into practice directly thereafter.

Please bring with you:

Farriers: Shoeing material, shoeing apron, forging hammer, forging tongs.
Veterinarians: Shoeing material, shoeing apron, x-ray apron, x-ray machine if possible.

Registration: Modules 3 to 6 have to be booked together.

  • Definition
  • Aetiology and pathogenesis
  • Diagnostic WLD vs laminitis
  • Treatment options
  • Hoof wall resection
  • Cast for WLD
  • Shoeing solutions
  • Causes
  • Shoeing techniques
  • Fixation techniques
  • Different types of fractures of the coffin bone
  • Mechanical effect of the deep digital flexor tendon
  • X-ray technique
  • Possibilities for operation
  • Shoeing options

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