About Dr. Hans Castelijns
This site created by Hans Castelijns, farrier and D.V.M., is dedicated to farriery and equine podiatry.
Hans Castelijns lives in Tuscany - Italy and works as a farrier and veterinarian in different fields of equine podiatry which includes thoroughbreds, standardbreds, Arabians, foals and yearlings at breeding farms, showjumpers, reining horses, and trotters.
His fields of major interest are:
- foal development
- diagnosis and treatment of lameness particularly as related to the foot.
- preventive and therapeutic shoeing technique.