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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She has published papers and books on this topic since the s. While shod horses are common, kidney disease is quite rare. If there are any questions about the legality of Dr.

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T he following points, excerpted from Shoeing: Strasser has studied the causes and cures for lameness as well as other common health problems of the domestic horse.

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 makes numerous points in her books and lectures.

Strasser blames these diseases on the lack of circulation from shoes, testing her circulation theory might negate the need to test for these diseases. This can be a powerful aid in keeping pathological hooves balanced, however, if done incorrectly it can be just as powerful an unbalancing force.

Clearly the more frequently horses are trimmed in balance the more balanced their hooves remain. Before becoming a full-time politician, he was a lawyer, and before becoming Chancellor he served as Prime Minister of Lower Saxony — In so far that one can also see advertising in this information about the treatment methods of the accused, it is not advertising in a commercial sense, but rather advertising for the creature, in other words, an appeal to the horse owners and veterinarians to treat animals with sick hooves and legs according to her differing from conventional methods, and thus extend their lives.


An article about Dr. Strasser herself says her trim may cause the death of the horse. Strasser, “the biggest argument for shoeing is that it does away with the biological limitations of the horse.

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. So, the Strasser Method operates essentially like a franchise-clearly much more like a franchise than pure education.

Bitless bridle topic A cross-under bitless bridle A bitless bridle is a general term describing a wide range of headgear for horses or other animals that controls the animal without using a bit. Member feedback about Bitless bridle: Strasser, “The hoof lands and slides forward until it bears full weight, becomes virtually glued to the ice by suction, then is pulled up in the back so air can get under the sole, and the hoof is lifted again.

However, no evidence has been presented that this increased vibration does any measurable damage to the horse. Strasser they found in order to make barefoot viable they had to keep the hooves scrupulously dry-not moistened daily as Dr.

This is clearly not the case as I have shod the same horse for as long as 15 years with the same size and shape shoe. Hoof expansion – This was a hotly debated topic in the ‘s info on which can be found in Dollar’s Handbook of Horse Shoeing.

Natural Horse Magazine thanks Dr. Strasser’s method of h Strasser’s methods are humane and in the best interest of the animals and are, in fact, a strrasser of preventing cruelty to animals premature slaughter ; plus, the lack of effectiveness of conventional methods in matters of the hoof is openly acknowledged. German veterinarians Revolvy Brain revolvybrain. Her courses also concern the holistic care and rehabilitation of horses. H istorically, yiltrud horseshoe has been used to protect the hooves of horses in captivity.


All rights reserved ISSN: She continues to address assemblies and to speak on behalf of horses at special sessions for veterinarians, farriers and owners. This causes unnatural forces and tensions within the hoof. Advantages and Disadvantages of Shoeing.

Franchise fees may apply. I’ve driven several hours to see the best available examples within miles of my home. Shod hooves do not grow as fast as unshod hooves, due to impaired circulation.

Hiltrud Strasser

Views Read Edit View history. Please help by adding reliable sources. Kidney disease – Dr. So, basically, the court ruled that Dr. Strasser claims that increased vibration from shoes damages horses.

She continues to travel around the world giving seminars and teaching veterinarians, farriers, and horse owners how to cure the incurables and to provide horses with a lifetime of soundness. Booted horse on a trail ride the horse is in a transition period where it cannot be ridden barefoot after shoe removal Natural hoof care is the practice of keeping horses so that their hooves are worn down naturally and so do not suffer overgrowth, splitting and other disorders.

Strasser’s method of hoofcare and her hoof clinic, which allows conventionally “incurable” horses to be restored to soundness, was published in a Swiss equestrian magazine.