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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Your body is the horse your mind ride3s around on all day.Linda Kohanov

Today's glossary term

Heaves

Common term for chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD).

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Mild angular limb deformities in foals may be correctable with specialized shoes. Work with your veterinarian and farrer to devise a plan if your baby horse has minor leg angle problems.

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