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

Horse SnipsTM

Horse health essentials

Quote of the day

Some of my best friends never say a word to me.Author Unknown

Today's glossary term


Certified journeyman farrier.

Tip of the day

The periople is the thin, glistening outer coat of the hoof. This layer prevents evaporation of hoof moisture and should be left intact.

Recent health center articles