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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You can lead a horse to water, but if you can get him to roll over and float on his back, then you got something.Megan

Today's glossary term

Easy keeper

A horse that maintains weight or a normal or below normal ration of feed.

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Given a choice, horses prefer to drink out of a bucket versus a pressure-valve waterer. In a preference test with both bucket and waterer present, the horses drank 98% of their intake from the bucket!

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