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.

Strasser, in contrast, recommends expansion to be clearly visible to the naked eye-outside the range of what has been found to be normal. It makes the soles very thin at the bars.

Hiltrud Strasser

The Charges Vibration strwsser Dr. Hiltrud Strasser bornLeipzigGermany is a German veterinarianwho has worked for many years on the anatomyphysiologypathology and rehabilitation of horses ‘ feet. Using her research, she has developed a complete model for the care of the domestic horse.

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Strasser is to be commended for thinking outside the box, and challenging the assumptions of tradition. This model works to help minimize a large percentage of the health issues associated with the care and keeping of domestic horses today.

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The rigid shoe distributes contact pressure evenly along its surface causing a distorted sense of feel and inviting tripping and stumbling. The Hoofcare Specialist Certification Course textbook will become available to the public in November. Strasser explains, “Depending on the amount of damage done inside the hoof, it can take a few weeks to many months strassfr all of this hi,trud tissue to be removed through abscessing. Debates about the welfare and abuse of horses are recent.


The lower part of the hoof widens the most, but when a shoe is in place, it fixates the hoof wall so it cannot expand at the place it most needs to expand. 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.

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. Quick Jump Advantages Hultrud Info.

See For more information at the end of this hilturd. I have for several months read the postings on the movement’s internet discussion group naturalhorsetrim yahoogroups. An article about Dr.

It is my fondest hope that now, in this present ‘age of information’, the knowledge of how to give a horse a lifetime of soundness will reach those who wish to apply it. Strasser, a horse is now dead. A rigid steel shoe is strassdr. Also aiding in traction is the ground contact of the bare hoof. She points to a study strassr Bein showing that steel shoes changed the frequency of vibration in the foot and multiplied it’s strength by three.


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. Aside from her profession, Dr. Hiltrud Strasser in her book, A Wtrasser of Soundness.

Retrieved from ” https: France followed suit with the creation of the French League for the Protection of the Horse and the passage of the Grammont Law in 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: So, the Strasser Method operates essentially like a franchise-clearly much more like a franchise than pure education.

It was debated whether or not the hoof naturally expanded on loading, what form that deformation took and whether or not it should be encouraged.

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. Damage inside the hoof begins to go through repair and the dead tissue is either absorbed strzsser the bloodstream or transported outside the body in pus abscessing. She subsequently earned and obtained her Ph.