Horse Health Matters®

Horse hoof sole with abscess visible

Recognize and Prevent Hoof Abscesses

  • A common cause of severe lameness
  • How to prevent, and how to recognize
  • By Jacob Butler, certified journeyman farrier
  • Read the article

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Quote of the day

A colt you may break, but an old horse you never can.French Proverb

Today's glossary term


Typically thin leather straps connected to either side of the bit or hackamore and held in the rider's hands. Used for guidance and control.

Tip of the day

Protect your horses from grain induced founder. Keep your grain stores in locked containers or a room inaccessible to horses that may escape their stalls at night.

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