Preview: Link Baumann: Mechanics of the Hoof
Wayne ‘Link’ Baumann has been shoeing horses for 30 years. In these three videos Link defines the digital breakover and the articulated breakover and explains why it is important to understand these mechanics of the hoof.
Wayne talks about the mechanics of the hoof and how it can effect the suspensories and overall soundness of the horse.
Link trims a horse and demonstrates how he gets the digital breakover and articulated breakover exactly where he wants it, to help the horse perform to his maximum ability.
Now that the horse is trimmed, Link demonstrates what has changed and compares it to the two un-trimmed feet.