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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Geldings are easy, stallions are dangerous, and mares are difficult. That's why I like mares.Mark Sellers

Today's glossary term

Bearing surface

Surface of the shoe that contacts the hoof wall.

Tip of the day

Take the time to visit a horse expo or horse fair. These relatively low cost expositions are usually packed with great clinicians, equipment vendors, and exposure to different breeds and disciplines in the equine industry.

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