Method of protecting a horse's hoof and product

  • US 6,009,952 A
  • Filed: 06/17/1998
  • Issued: 01/04/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/29/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. The method of protecting a horse from injury during walking or running, including filling the open volume defined by the horse hoof wall with a urethane resin having a viscosity to flow through the interstices of the hoof bottom wall by combining, from a pair of cartridges being outside said open volume, into a static mixer terminating inside said open volume, a rapidly curing urethane resin for hydraulically filling said open volume and having a viscosity such that said resin flows through the interstices of said hoof bottom wall and conforms to the contours of said hoof bottom wall, and curing said resin in situ, said resin curing to be softer than and adherent to said horse hoof bottom wall, and maintaining said resin in place during the horse walking or running.

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