Articles - hoof-care

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How Often Should a Horse’s Feet be Trimmed?

Recommended frequency for trimming....

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Cushioning the Blow

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

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Treating Hoof Puncture Wounds

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

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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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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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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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The Changing Face of Laminitis

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

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Buyer’s Guide: Hoof Care Tools

What's in your farrier's tool kit?...

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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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Shoes in winter?

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

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