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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...

Managing your horse’s laminitis or founder

When an equine athlete experiences an episode of laminitis or founder, it can be a very painful experience. Fortunately, there's new technology that can...

Maintaining your horse’s hooves between farrier visits

Maintaining your horse’s hooves between farrier visits doesn’t have to be tricky! Here are a few tips. A horse in his natural environment would travel around...

Support your mare with balanced nutrition

Balancing nutritional deficiencies can help improve her happiness and comfort. Your mare cannot help being cranky at times, especially if she's not receiving the balanced...

Holistic veterinary advice

Q: What is the best way to draw out a hoof abscess? I am receiving conflicting advice from the professionals who work on my...

Hoof Bruises

Hoof bruises can look alarming, but may not be a reason to worry. The equine hoof is a marvelous piece of anatomy. It is made to...

The Right Shoe For The Season

Many people opt to shoe their horses for the show or riding season, then pull them. Let's explore some pros and cons - and...

Rehabbing An Elderly Equine

Rehabbing any lame horse can be a challenge, but those challenges often become compounded with age. “I got your name from a friend,” says my...

Spotting A Laminitic Attack

Recognizing the signs that your horse is in the early stages of a laminitic attack can mean all the difference to his future health...

What Is Seedy Toe?

Many of us have heard the term seedy toe – but what is it, really? There are so many different terms for things in the...