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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You don't pull on the horse; he pulls on you - there's a big difference.Ray Hunt

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The breast or lower chest.

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Mare riders take caution on the trail. Female horses often react violently toward geldings that are encountered on the trail. Don't allow nose-to-nose contact with unknown horses.

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