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

Horse SnipsTM

Horse health essentials

Quote of the day

A horse is a horse, it ain't make a difference what color it is.John Wayne

Today's glossary term

Latigo

Soft, flexible strap made of leather, attached to a heavy ring on a saddle tree, used to attach a cinch to a western saddle.

Tip of the day

Only about 50% of domesticated companion animals have had veterinarian care. This leads an animals pain and suffering due to relatively minor ailments that are easily treatable.

Recent health center articles