More horse owners are choosing to let their horses go barefoot these days. Here are seven questions to ask before you make the switch.
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Equine hoof cracks are common in the spring. Some are superficial, while others can be full thickness, which can be painful and become infected.
Hoof expert Susan Kauffmann describes three hoof angles you should know to help keep your horse sound. Learn how to identify and assess them.
Compacted snowballs and ice in horses’ hooves can result in bruised soles and abscesses, and they also make horses dangerously prone to slipping.
There are a number of reasons why a horse would be prone to repeated bruising on the bottom of the foot. Find out how to prevent bruises.
How often a horse’s feet should be trimmed depends on a number of factors, but there are some general rules of thumb. Find out what will work for your horse
Hoof expert Susan Kauffmann explains how to tell the difference between excess sole and flat feet, and what to do about this retained sole.
Have you tried everything you can think of to rid your horse’s hooves of thrush, but it just keeps coming back? Learn how to conquer chronic thrush.
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