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How to Get Rid of Chronic Thrush

Learn how to conquer chronic thrush....

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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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Hoof Canker

You pick up your horse's hoof and notice a pale-coloured protrusion on the frog that looks a bit like a plantar's wart, and perhaps some greyish-white fronds of tissue. Your horse isn't lame at this point, but you can see that something's wrong. The ...

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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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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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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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Getting to the “Sole” of Stone Bruises

A simple bruise on the sole of a horse's hoof can lead to greater complications if it's not caught and treated quickly. ...

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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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