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

A light hand is one which never feels the contact of the bit with the bars.Francois Robichon d la Gueriniere

Today's glossary term

Crest

The topline of the neck.

Tip of the day

For your first horse, avoid a mustang or off-the-track (OTT) horse. We suggest giving a home to an older, perhaps retired show horse. Mustangs and OTT horses often require special handling expertise.

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