Crack Repair – Internet Video & Articles

Sutures, braided repair fabrics & repair adhesives are available from Sound Horse


Cure Temperatures: If you are concerned about the exothermic cure temperatures of the standard acrylic adhesive (epoxy-methylmethacrylate… slow set) used in the equine industry, check out this brief article:

Aaron Gygax
A brief article with photos from that shows a technique to use sutures to lace a quarter crack without penetrating the hoof wall. This was done by Aaron Gygax, a Swiss farrier, while he worked at Rood & Riddle with Dr. Scott Morrison. A bit more complicated but a useful technique to understand.


Doug Anderson
A video from AFJ TV (American Farriers Journal) that shows a different technique used by Maryland farrier Doug Anderson.