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

As long as we do not ask the horse to forget who he is, he will remind us of who we want to be.Melissa Sovey Nelson

Today's glossary term

Hackamore

A type of headgear consisting of a noseband, headstall and reins used to control a horse without a bit.

Tip of the day

Trailer loading on slippery cement or asphalt is a leg injury waiting to happen. Before loading, make sure safe and secure footing is available at the trailer's door.

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