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
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A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse.William Shakespeare, Richard III, 1594

Today's glossary term


Driving a horse from behind with the use of long reins. Long-reining is preparatory training for driving a wheeled vehicle or work implement. Also known as Long-lining or line driving.

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Equine drugs administed intravenous have an almost immediate effect. Intramuscular injections are absorbed more slowly, and subcutaneous injections slower still.

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