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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I can always tell which is the front end of a horse, but beyond that, my art is not above the ordinary.Mark Twain

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Persisting for a long time.

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Inspect fencing, especially pipe corral fencing, for bolts that stick out from the coupling hardware. Use a hacksaw to cut these bolts flush to prevent injury to your equine.

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