Articles - hoof-care

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What is Retained Sole?

How to tell the difference between excess sole and flat feet....

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Top 22 Shoeing FAQs

Could your horse benefit from wearing shoes? Certified journeyman farrier, Jonathan Taylor, explains the whys, hows, whats and whens of horseshoeing to help you decide....

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The Changing Face of Laminitis

New research and more educated owners have resulted in many changes in the way this devastating disease is triggered and treated....

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Cushioning the Blow

When to create comfort with hoof pads and packing materials....

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How to Get Rid of Chronic Thrush

Learn how to conquer chronic thrush....

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Shoes in winter?

Get expert advice on whether to remove your horse's shoes for the winter or not....

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When Rot is Afoot: Thrush

Find out how to combat thrush, a common hoof condition caused by a bacterial infect...

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Hoof Mechanics Makeovers

Farrier Hans Wiza uses three different case studies to demonstrate how even just one geometry-based shoeing can make a huge difference in a horse's hoof conformation and movement....

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Buyer’s Guide: Hoof Care Tools

Find out which tools and products every horse owner should have on hand to care for their horses' hooves....

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The Underrun Heel

A common ailment of the hoof that affects all three areas is a condition known as the "underrun heel". ...

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