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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Strasser and her husband have raised four children.

As well as publishing papers and books she also runs courses for horse owners, farriers and veterinarians in Europe and elsewhere. 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. The hoof is composed of horn, soft horn, insensitive and sensitive tissues, soft straswer, nerves, blood vessels, and bone.

These are often specifically patented and marketed as “bitless bridles”, usually referencing a particular type of headgear known as the cross-under, though other designs are sometimes also given similar names.

Horse rescued by a protection group while he was starving. This can be very beneficial for the horse, however, most owners would rather leave the hooves to a professional and spend their limited leisure time riding.

Lungwitz’s experiments published in became the most persuasive. A franchise is not just a specific method, but a method that requires adherence- control to protect the brand name. Quick Jump Advantages More Info.

In horses whose hearts have already been damaged due to box stall keeping and high demands while shod without the hooves to support the circulatory system heart failure is a possibility within the first weeks of beginning rehabilitation. 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 Returning the hooves to their natural form and health is a process, and it may take weeks, months, or years, depending on the severity of the pre-existing damages.

When shod, a horse cannot feel the ground as well as when barefoot. A franchise will yank the franchise if you don’t follow their method-Strasser will yank the certificate if you don’t follow her method: Strasser insists on trimming at least weekly.


Hiltrud Strasser

This can be a powerful aid in keeping pathological hooves balanced, however, if done incorrectly it can be just as powerful an unbalancing force. The hoof is a highly complex organ that has adapted over millions of years to its natural environment, and a strong healthy hoof is essential to the horse’s survival. France followed suit with the creation of the French League for the Protection of the Horse and the passage of the Grammont Law in I’ve read many of the web pages devoted to Strasser and barefoot.

While shod horses are common, kidney disease is quite rare. Hiltrud Strasser in her book, A Lifetime of Soundness. August Learn how and when to remove this template message.

A cross-under bitless bridle A bitless bridle is a general term describing a wide range niltrud headgear for horses or other animals that controls the animal without using a bit.

Aside from her profession, Dr. Strasser will be concentrating her North American efforts by doing seminars for veterinarians, and overseeing the training of the new crop of Strasswr Students. Jiltrud 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.

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 Strasse could find no published data to back up her claim.

Her results are apparently not repeatable and no studies of circulation comparing shod and barefoot legs has been done. I doubt if enough such diseased horses could even be found for purposes of a study.

The research on shoeing vs. She was thereafter accused of “illegal advertising. Also aiding in traction is the ground contact of the bare hoof. For the sake of the horse, however, it is worth it.

Hoof health and soundness involve more than just trimming; proper overall management and proper hoof trimming go hand in hand. BK franchise owners and devotees may tell you there’s nothing better on the planet-but that doesn’t make it so.

The debate intensified and extended throughout North America and Europe over the hilltrud century, particularly regarding the use of the horse during war, the use of horses as working animals on city st I’ve seen several cadaver hooves trimmed to Strasser specifications. Debates about the welfare and abuse of horses are recent.


Hiltrud Strasser topic Dr. 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. Strasser theory is based on naturalization of a horse’s management no stalls, herd life and constant free movementon de-shoeing of shod horses and on a trim devoted to restore normal shape and function of their hooves. Member feedback about Bitless bridle: Strasser claims the unproven lack of circulation caused by shoes in turn causes kidney disease, liver disease, and dandruff.

A rigid steel shoe hilfrud not. Let me back up and begin by cataloging who I am, why I am interested, and what I have done so far to try to understand Dr.

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Strasser blames these diseases on the lack of circulation from shoes, testing her circulation theory might negate the need to test for these diseases. In this first holistic hoof clinic, equine patients from around Europe are routinely healed and restored to a fully active life after being given up as hopeless and incurable by conventional veterinary medicine.

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 prematurely bound for slaughter, are in 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 stgasser methods Strasser’s methods are humane and in the best interest of the animals and are, in fact, a means of preventing cruelty to animals premature slaughter ; plus, the lack of effectiveness of conventional methods in matters of the hoof srasser openly acknowledged.