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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Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.Author Unknown

Today's glossary term


A behavior that makes a horse difficult or dangerous to keep, such as biting, kicking, bolting, or bucking.

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Ask your equine dentist about a 'bit seat. The bit seat prevents the horse from experiencing distracting pain caused when the bit presses soft tissue against a sharp edge of the molar.

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