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Quick and Easy Rules for Maximum Hoof Health

by Flossie Sellers

April 28, 2017 16:52

Learn how to keep your horse's hooves healthy by doing a few simple tasks on a regular basis and by paying attention to diet and hoof environment along with …

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The Importance of Picking

Flossie Sellers

The Importance of Picking

by Flossie Sellers

April 30, 2017 15:25

Learn why picking your horse's hoof regularly is important and learn the 3 basic steps necessary to do a thorough cleaning of your horse's hooves using a hoof …

What Kind of Training Does a Farrier Have …

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 16:58

In the USA, most states do not have a licensing program for farriers, so a wide quality gap may occur among practicing farriers in many areas. Other countries …

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My horse has a club foot. Can it be treated …

Doug Butler, PhD, CJF, FWCF

My horse has a club foot. Can it be treated …

by Doug Butler, PhD, CJF, FWCF

May 1, 2017 14:22

Club feet result from genetic and environmental conditions. When noticed and treated early, the farrier or veterinarian can greatly improve the prospect of …

Hoof Care Tip

A smart farrier listens to and respects the wishes of the horse owner. A smart horse owner relies on the experience of the farrier to determine what an individual horse requires.

What should a horse owner know and do to recognize and prevent foot/ …

by Jacob Butler

May 1, 2017 16:17

Hoof abscesses are common, especially in the spring, but once they open and drain, the horse will recover quickly. Be aware of abscess signs and potential foot …

hoof care
/ho͝of,ho͞of ker/
noun
  1. the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of the horny part of the foot of an ungulate animal, especially a horse.
  2. to shoe or not to shoe, that is the question.

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