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Treating Quarter Cracks

Flossie Sellers

Treating Quarter Cracks

by Flossie Sellers

April 30, 2017 15:28

Learn what causes quarter cracks in your horse's hooves and the 7 steps necessary to repair an infected quarter crack, and why prompt services of a farrier are …

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Does My Horse Need Shoes …

Flossie Sellers

Does My Horse Need Shoes …

by Flossie Sellers

April 30, 2017 15:33

Learn about the 5 factors that you should use in determining whether or not to shoe your horse, and the importance of working with your veterinarian and farrier …

Ten Tips for Better Horse Hoof Health

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 17:12

10 things you can do to improve your horse's health. This article will help you develop the skills to maintain your horse's feet with occasional support by a …

How do I identify hoof cracks and what is the best way to care for …

by Doug Butler, PhD, CJF, FWCF

May 1, 2017 16:10

Each crack in a horse's hoof is individual and the results or repairing and stabilizing the hoof crack depend upon the type, location and treatment …

Hoof Care Tip

Ask your farrier about a rolled-toe shoe if your horse shows stiffness or mild lameness after a long trail ride.

Trimming vs Shoeing - Best Case Scenarios and Limitations From a …

by Jacob Butler

May 1, 2017 18:03

If we use our common sense (horse sense) we will see when horses need to be shod and when they only need to be trimmed. Every horse has different needs …

hoof care
/ho͝of,ho͞of ker/
noun
  1. the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of the horny part of the foot of an ungulate animal, especially a horse.
  2. to shoe or not to shoe, that is the question.

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