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

Never thank yourself, always thank the horses for the happiness and joy we experience through them.Hans H.E. Isenbart

Today's glossary term

Vice

A behavior that makes a horse difficult or dangerous to keep, such as biting, kicking, bolting, or bucking.

Tip of the day

It is dangerous to turn out a new horse with an established herd in a confined paddock. Allow your herd to become acquainted with a new horse across a sturdy fence line for a period of time.

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