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Does your horse really have navicular?

Your horse has been diagnosed with navicular…but could it be something else? Understanding what caudal heel pain looks like will help you determine what’s...

An easy and effective solution for managing thin hoof soles

How to identify thin hoof soles on a horse, and why pour-in pads are a solution worth trying. Being aware of a horse’s sole...

What to expect when transitioning from steel shoes to barefoot

Thinking of switching your horse to barefoot this season? Here’s what you should expect during the transition. Horse caretakers often have difficulty keeping shoes on...

How to avoid white line disease (seedy toe)

White line disease can become quite severe if steps aren’t taken to eradicate it, so understanding what it is and how to prevent it...

5 myths about winter horse care

These winter horse care myths are more common than you might think! Here’s what caretakers really need to know to keep their equine companions...

Hoof care support for performance horses 

The proper trim and hoof care tools, along with regular maintenance, can keep your horse’s feet healthy during performance season and beyond. If you...

Spring weather and thrush

Here’s what you need to know about thrush prevention this season, and how to treat it before it gets worse. During the winter months, hoof...

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...

Hoof boots for a sore horse

Hoof boots can be a lifesaver for rehabilitating a sore horse. Know their benefits and challenges. As a professional trimmer, I often encounter sore...

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...