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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It's a lot like nuts and bolts - if the rider is nuts, the horse bolts.Nicholas Evans

Today's glossary term

Intramuscular

In the muscle. A method of administering medications by injecting them directly into the muscle.

Tip of the day

Pouring a cement breezeway or wash rack in your horse areas. Ask the contractor for a coarse brushed finish to reduce slippage. Better still, invest in rubber mats to place over the cement.

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