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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Hiltrud Strasser

In the nineteenth century, when the sight of a horse dying while working was commonplace, the first wave of awareness was born with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the publication of the novel Black Beauty in England.

Strasser’s license, anyone can obtain confirmation with the German veterinary board: Strasser has studied the causes and cures for lameness as well as other common health problems of the domestic horse. In A Lifetime of Soundness, a complete and thorough discussion of the workings of the hoof clarifies the function of the healthy hoof and all its components.

Although the points she makes are thought-provoking, until they can be backed up with evidence, they won’t stick. Strasser claims that nailing on a shoe anesthetizes the horse’s foot.

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 hilyrud similar to contemporary military boots.

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. This is its benefit as well as its drawback- you’ll get nothing worse than its standard, but also nothing better. Attention to hooves – Dr.


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

Strasser makes two general claims that grabbed my attention: The necessity of protecting the horse hoof was recognised by the ancient Greeks and Romans, and written about by Xenophon. With a franchise you should get the same quality burger or whatever from every franchisee.

Strasser and her husband have raised four children. Low angle and frequent trims to treat founder-Although there are many successful ways 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.

Basic hoof structure includes the protective outer wall, the bars extension of the wall at the back of the hoof, which turns back on itself and ends about halfway along the frogthe frog and bulbs of the heel, and the sole.

Those authors promoted working horses barefoot instead of in shoes.

Strasser claims that increased vibration from shoes damages horses. I have read all 3 books by Dr. After trying for several months to evaluate Dr. Also aiding in traction is the ground contact of the bare hoof. hjltrud

I’ve read many of the web pages devoted to Strasser and barefoot. 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.

Equine hoof Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. The barefoot horse movement advocates a generalized use of barefoot horses, both in non-competitive and competitive riding, often coupled with a more natural approach to horse care.


Hiltrud Strasser – Wikipedia

Horses are kept barefoot in many parts of the world, including South America, Mongolia and other industrialized and non-industrialized In this continuation the focus is on the hoof – and the reasons for barefooting it.

Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. While shod horses are common, kidney disease is quite rare. List of members of the 18th Bundestag topic 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, “As is human nature, those things used by the ‘rich and famous’ quickly become desirable to the ‘common man’.

She has also co-authored a recent book with Robert Cookcovering bitting injuries and other problems associated with horses’ bits.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Shoeing. Hiltrud Strasser’s specialized barefoot-only hoof care method, all I can tell you with certainty is that 1 the Strasser method resembles a franchise; 2 reasonable proof has not been presented regarding her claims either that the Strasser trim is better than other trimming methods, or that horseshoes cause any significant damage; and 3 Dr. A commonly hiltgud error in horseshoeing is for the front feet to be steep and the hind not as steep.

For this reason, many mainstream practitioners hesitate to recommend the more extreme aspects of Strasser’s methods.