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

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.Winston Churchill

Today's glossary term

Girth strap

Wide flat strap typically made of leather, canvas or synthetic material used to secure the saddle to the horse's back.

Tip of the day

When conditioning your horse, be sure to post the trot and canter on both leads equally.

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