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

You can't control a young horse unless you control yourself.Megan

Today's glossary term


The heavily muscled part on each side of the animal, that joins the front legs to the body.

Tip of the day

A horse that is only caught or touched when it is time to work frequently becomes hard to catch. Visit your horse frequently for just a pat, scratch or treat and she will be much easier to catch when it is time to work.

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