Since hoof orthopedists use the same exact forces which have previously deformed the hoof, the corrective trimming is done in rather short intervals and produces never before seen and truly amazing results.
Treatment intervals of 4 weeks have proven to be best. Diseased or highly deformed hooves may need shorter intervals in the beginning. The individual situation of the hoof determines the frequency of hoof trimming.
The horse’s owner may be included in helping with the healing process. Good collaboration consistent and careful implementation of the recommended measures, especially letting the horse rest sufficiently, play a substantial role in the success of treatment.
In more severe cases in which even clinical care might be necessary, it is important that the treatment process must be kept tolerable for the horse, considering the treatment itself as well as the time it takes. Other aspects such as but not limited to the use of the horse for riding must be considered secondary to the healing process in such cases.
Naturally, animal health and well-being must always be the first priority.