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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Quote of the day

There are only two emotions that belong in the saddle; one is a sense of humor and the other is patience.John Lyons

Today's glossary term

Poultice

A soft moist mass applied hot to an area of soreness to reduce pain and inflammation.

Tip of the day

Horses lose large quantities of minerals in the sweat during prolonged or intense exercises. Prevent an imbalance by providing a mineral source designed for horses.

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