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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Quote of the day

The raggy colt often made a powerful horse.Irish Proverb

Today's glossary term

Neigh

Horse vocalization. Used to call or greet another horse or care taker.

Tip of the day

A release of pressure rewards a horse and is the foundation of training. Timing is very important. The release should occur within 1/2 second of the desired response for best effectiveness.

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