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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The horse through all its trials has preserved the sweetness of paradise in its blood.Johannes Jensen

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The science that deals with the properties and reactions of serums--especially blood.

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The most suitable bandage width for most horse leg wraps is 4 inches (9.8 cm). This width is easy to handle, conforms well to the leg, and covers the leg most economically.

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