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 right feel and timing bring you the balance.Ray Hunt

Today's glossary term

Sweeny

Loss of muscle mass in the shoulder due to nerve damage.

Tip of the day

Bot fly season is approaching in many areas. Learn to recognize these "bee-like" pests and their eggs. Ask your vet about timing to treat your horses against the bot fly larvea.

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