• Independent field research regarding functional and therapeutic hoof trimming techniques, digital dermatitis treatments, digital dermatitis vaccines, blocking techniques, hoof trimming disks, and foot bath solutions.
  • Collaborating research with the University of Wisconsin-Madison regarding lameness trends, claw horn occurrences, digital dermatitis, and footbath effectiveness and design.
  • Developed functional hoof trimming tool, the 7-Trim Rule®
  • Presenter International Symposium on Lameness in Ruminants, 1998, 2000, 2006, 2008
    • Locomotion and weight-bearing
    • Hoof Lesion Scoring System
    • ABC Scoring Atlas
    • Three adaptations to the functional trimming method
    • Adequacy of functional trimming procedures of rear feet collected from a slaughterhouse
    • “Hairy Attack”: a new lesion affecting the corium of the white line
  • ABC System of Hoof Lesion Scoring committee member in 1999-2000