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HoofSearch: Be up on the hoof.

HoofSearch compiles new hoof-related equine research links, citations and summaries from peer-reviewed references, proceedings and patents.
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HoofSearch is off to a flying start in 2022, and looking forward to helping subscribers access even more information this year. As of January 2022, HoofSearch has indexed 6,622 citations and links related to hoof science and equine lameness (anatomy, biomechanics, diagnostics, imaging, etc.) with...

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We're celebrating the publication of the March 2021 edition of HoofSearch. It is 57 pages of peer-reviewed article citations and brief summaries, all linked directly to their hosting journals. This edition also features many graduate and doctoral theses from universities around the world. We divi...

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HoofSearch continues to be a work-at-home project; the office in downtown Gloucester is still shuttered, but we will be back! Use the easy "sign up" button below if you'd like to begin or renew your subscription. Please email if you would like to reach HoofSearch. Thank you!

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Donkey hoof science and lameness resources compiled in new free-access HoofSearch interactive reference

HoofSearch, the index of equine foot research, has published an index of peer-reviewed articles and theses on donkey hoof science and lameness studies. The index is freely accessible to anyon...

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The Hoofcare Publishing office at 2 Main Street is currently closed. However, business goes on from Fran's home in East Gloucester. So far, the publication schedule for HoofSearch has not been affected by the pandemic. We hope all our friends and subscribers are staying safe and well. We miss you...

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Professor Renate Weller of the Royal Veterinary College has kindly offered her point of view of the value of HoofSearch:

“HoofSearch is a great tool for anybody interested in staying up to date with what work is going on in relation to horse feet.

"We are all busy people and this is such an ea...

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Who's reading HoofSearch? Michigan State University Equine Foot Lab researcher Lisa Simons Lancaster, PhD, DVM is! Read what she has to say about what she reads on HoofSearch--and why and how, too!

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Happy holidays! Anatomy is chapter #1 each month in the HoofSearch index of new peer-reviewed articles, proceedings and patents. So far in 2017, HoofSearch has indexed and linked to 42 new resources on the anatomy of the equine foot and distal limb...along with interesting studies published on bu...

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Hoof + Research = HoofSearch

HoofSearch is a streamlined updating service that acts like a scouting report. Monthly reports guide subscribers directly to new research, review papers and conference proceedings on foot research, distal limb lameness, anatomy, imaging and related topics by listing--and linking--citations published in the previous month. 

Each entry’s link takes the user directly to the paper’s corresponding journal page, where users can read complete abstracts or download articles, check references and see illustrations. 

HoofSearch acts as an incubator for research from all over the world for professionals and students to keep at their fingertips. Users can browse the list of citations for awareness, or drill more deeply to download full papers and access supplemental research data and references posted online. 

HoofSearch is an online web-based document requiring private access, and can be viewed on desktop, laptop and mobile devices equipped with a web browser or Google Docs app. Internet access is required for HoofSearch to work. 

You must be online to view the reports. Access is synced across the user's devices for easy storage and retrieval of the reports. It is possible to search across multiple reports to find articles on specific subjects or by authors.

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