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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 …

Hoof Care

How to Pull a Shoe (In an Emergency …

Flossie Sellers

How to Pull a Shoe (In an Emergency …

by Flossie Sellers

April 30, 2017 15:37

Learn about emergency situations when you might need to pull a shoe, the tools necessary, and the 10 steps you should take to remove a horse shoe safely …

Hoof Care

Scheduling the Farrier

EquiMed Staff

Scheduling the Farrier

by EquiMed Staff

April 30, 2017 16:00

Learn how to make sure you and the farrier you hire are on the same page when it comes to emergencies and regular hoof care for your horse …

Hoof Care

Hoof Growth - What Helps and What Hurts

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Hoof Growth - What Helps and What Hurts

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 30, 2017 17:49

Hoof growth is a function of genetics, activity level, footing type and more. Many horses today suffer from a lack of hoof growth. What can you do? Dr. Deb …

Hoof Care Tip

Look at the frog structure of your horse's hoof. If it points to the right or left, your horse may require a hoof trim.

Trimming vs Shoeing - Best Case Scenarios and Limitations From a …

by Jacob Butler

May 1, 2017 18:03

If we use our common sense (horse sense) we will see when horses need to be shod and when they only need to be trimmed. Every horse has different needs …

hoof care
/ho͝of,ho͞of ker/
  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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