Articles - hoof-care

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Treating Hoof Puncture Wounds

How to safely deal with hoof puncture wounds....

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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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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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Cushioning the Blow

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

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Nutrition notes: Can diet affect hoof health?

Q - My horse's hooves are always cracking. What can I feed him to prevent this?...

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Pro-Active Hoofcare for Racing Thoroughbreds

Fran Jurga shares 15 pro-active tips to get the horses in your care to put their best feet forward on race day....

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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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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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Winter Hoof Care Woes

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

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How to Get Rid of Chronic Thrush

Learn how to conquer chronic thrush....

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