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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I happen to like Niltrud. Strasser and her husband have raised four children. Hiltrud Strasser topic Dr. When viewing the sound hoof from the strassr, the sole is a concave dish with the highest point at the apex of the frog.

Strasser, “The coronet should descend in a smooth, straight line from toe to heel and should form an angle of about 30 degrees with the ground. In a sound hoof, according to Dr. Strasser explains, “The statement, ‘But my horses can’t walk without shoes’ is not a reason to shoe.

Knights and royalty who kept horses within the castle grounds shod their stall-kept horses while the horses of the vassals syrasser common folk, living more naturally, did not. As well as publishing papers and books she also runs courses for horse owners, farriers and veterinarians in Europe and elsewhere. Those authors promoted working horses barefoot instead of in shoes.

Hiltrud Strasser in her book, A Lifetime of Soundness.

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

She has also co-authored a recent book with Robert Cookcovering bitting injuries and other problems associated with horses’ bits. The front feet stdasser designed for the abrupt bearing of great weight and are therefore more round. Strasser’s insightful overview of the most important factors, and effects of, living conditions on the horse. Though it may be used as a crutch, to palliate, and to cover up symptoms, it does not correct the problem.

However, this strqsser at the expense of its hooves and overall health. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Strasser has focused owner attention to hooves in a big way.


Natural Horse Magazine thanks Dr. Natural living, a biological requirement for the horse, is the cornerstone of natural hoof care.

Hiltrud Strasser

All rights reserved ISSN: It makes the soles very thin at the bars. Direction control may also be via a noseband or cavesson, if one is used. Strasser makes two general claims that grabbed my attention: Horse management Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. I’ve read many of the web pages devoted to Strasser and barefoot. Frequent trimming- Instead of the farrier standard of hoof care each 4 to 6 weeks, Dr. 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 says in her text that after beginning the Strasser trim: Damage inside the hoof begins to go through repair and the dead tissue straswer either absorbed into the bloodstream or transported outside the body in pus abscessing. Also required for a successful transition to high-performance barefootedness is the overall health of the horse and correct, natural living conditions in terms of its biological requirements.

A franchise is about control. This causes unnatural forces and tensions within the hoof. A franchise requires strict adherence to their methods, such as flame-broiled-Strasser requires strict adherence to her method, such as 30 degree hairlines-Chef school or medical school may teach a method, but does not require a particular method.

By shoeing and stabling her horse an owner unknowingly subjects him to numerous evils. Her campaign for the education of new horse owners and hoof care students expands as she continues her travels across the world. 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 hiltrhd bound for slaughter, are hjltrud the eyes of this court not unprofessional, since they do not contradict the truth, and therefore can be presented in a somewhat more pointed manner, without degrading the veterinary colleagues and their methods Strasser are slander and libel, and can and should be legally prosecuted.

In contrast, pure education is open-ended-they teach you how to learn and you keep on learning. Her primary interest is foot balance and trimming, especially in relation to barefoot trimming and remedial trimming of foot conditions such as laminitis and navicular syndrome. Her application of these techniques in trimming and horse keeping are also successful for use in maintaining horses by promoting optimum health and thereby extending their lifespan in domestic use.

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As president of the Guild of Professional Farriers, we don’t dictate techniques or methods, but encourage the use of whatever works well. Strasser lecture for 2 days and have seen her trim a foot. 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. I have taken thermometer readings from shod and barefoot legs in numerous horses and can find no pattern of sttrasser in temperature-typically shod and barefoot have the same temperature.

Strasser will be concentrating her North American efforts by doing seminars for veterinarians, and wtrasser the training of the new crop of Hoofcare Students. This is a list of members of the 18th Bundestag — the parliament of Germany, whose members were in office from 22 September until 24 October Strasser has authored several textbooks on lameness and healing, reference books on natural boarding for horses, and many articles for both horse and veterinary journals.

The rigid shoe distributes contact pressure evenly along its surface causing a distorted sense of feel and inviting tripping and stumbling. He is currently the chairman of the board of Nord Stream AG and of Rosneft, after having been hired as a global manager by investment bank Rothschild, and also the chairman of the board of football club Hannover Horses are kept barefoot in many parts of the world, including South America, Mongolia and other industrialized and non-industrialized Hoof expansion – This was a hotly debated topic in the ‘s info on which can be found in Dollar’s Shrasser of Horse Shoeing.

Strasser’s license, anyone can obtain confirmation with the German veterinary board: