Articles - hoof-care

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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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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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How Often Should a Horse’s Feet be Trimmed?

Recommended frequency for trimming....

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Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

Get advice on how to feed for hoof health....

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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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Hoof Abscesses

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

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