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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Quote of the day

The biggest troublemaker you'll ever have to deal with watches you shave his face in the mirror every morning.Cowboy Wisdom

Today's glossary term

Point of buttock

The rearmost point of the haunch at the point of the ischium bone.

Tip of the day

Horses are seasonally polyestrous. The breeding season normally starts soon after the spring equinox, and finishes soon after the autumnal equinox.

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