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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 hardest part of barrel racing is the ground.Brooke

Today's glossary term

Summer sores

Summer sores affect the moist areas of the horse's head and body and are caused by the larvae of stomach worms

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Make sure that the rice bran or flaxseed meal that you feed your horse also contains added calcium to maintain a proper calcium/phosphorous ratio in the diet.

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