How riding surfaces impact the hoof

Your horse’s hooves are resilient and adaptable, and can handle varied riding surfaces – as long as you pay proper attention to basic hoof care, conditioning and a balance between …

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checking your horse's digital pulses

A bounding pulse in your horse’s digital artery can be a warning sign of pain or inflammation in the hoof. Learn how to find and assess his digital pulses. Your …

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hoof cleaning

Hoof cleaning is one of the first things you learn as a rider, but many people neglect it after a while. Get back to basics with this vital horsekeeping task! …

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hoof

The onset of winter often means changes in horsekeeping practices. These changes can have both positive and negative effects on your horse’s hoof quality – and on his overall health …

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a healthy hoof

Your horse’s hoof care needs change with the seasons. Keep him sound and healthy this summer with these tips. Most of us wait anxiously for winter to end so we …

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Hoof dressing

Many people love to put hoof dressing on their horses’ hooves – it makes them feel like they are doing something good for their horses, and the hooves look nice …

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Corrective trimming foals

Proper early trimming done within a few weeks of birth, and then on a consistent basis, can help maintain correct leg and hoof structure. When does my foal need his …

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