Articles - hoof-care

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Maintaining Healthy Hooves for Life

Horses' hoof care needs change over time. Find out how to encourage and maintain healthy growth for all ages and stages....

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Foot Perfect

Nearly 80 percent of all lameness issues stem from problems in the hoof. Horse Sport looks at what's going on inside and outside the hoof, what can go wrong, and how to fix it....

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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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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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Advanced Diagnostic Imaging and Hoof Care

The horse arrived at the clinic 'horribly lame,' says veterinarian Melissa McKee. 'We thought it might be an infection.'...

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Hoof Abscesses

Identifying, treating and preventing this source of pain for the horse and frustration for the owner...

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Dealing With Hoof Abscesses

Lea Riddell, DVM, explains how to deal with different types of hoof abscesses....

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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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Winter Hoof Care Woes

Learn how to recognize and deal with winter hoof care woes....

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The Top 5 Hoof Problems: Prevention and Repairs

By preventing and dealing with the following five common hoof problems, you can keep your horse sound and functional year round....

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