Articles - hoof-care

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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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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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Going Barefoot

It might raise a few eyebrows, but Marc Blouin is finding going shoeless works when it comes to his band of thoroughbreds....

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Cushioning the Blow

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

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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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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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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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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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Saving Sunny

A journey through founder...

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Coronary Band Injury: More Than Cosmetic

An injury to the coronary band can have long-lasting effects, from a small blemish, to disrupted hoof growth and permanent disfigurement. ...

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