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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A fly can drive away horses.Greek Proverb

Today's glossary term


Any signal given by a rider to instructions to the horse. Including verbal cues (whoa), leg cues, rein cues and others.

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Prey species have a natural instinct to hide pain. Many horse owners get a feeling that something is not right with their animal, even though they appear normal to others.

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