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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My horse make me forget ALL my troubles.Emma

Today's glossary term

Trace minerals

Mineral nutrients required by animals in very small amounts, usually measured in milligrams or smaller units.

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If you live in a moderate winter weather area with occasional freezes, protect all exposed pipe in your barn area with easy-to-use wrap-on pipe insulation available at home centers.

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