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
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O! for a horse with wings!William Shakespeare

Today's glossary term


A carriage, usually enclosed, that is used to transport people and is drawn by two or more horses.

Tip of the day

If your gelding's or stallion's sheath is swollen, you may need to get it cleaned. Sheath cleaning should be part of routine healthcare for all male horses.

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