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Understanding White Line Disease

White line disease...the name alone strikes fear into riders, filling their heads with visions of resections and aggressive shoeing and padding procedures. But these...

A Bit About Hoof Bars

Hoof bars are often under-appreciated. Discover how this crucial part of your horse’s feet affects his soundness and well being. The hoof is commonly considered...

Impact Of Trail Riding

We all enjoy a relaxing trail ride – but are you aware of the effect some riding practices have on the land, and how...

The Nature of Interference

Do your horse’s hooves hit one another when he’s moving forward? Interference is a manmade problem that can be corrected using a natural hoofcare...

Barefoot Police Horses

Follow the journey of one mounted unit as they took their patrol horses from shod to barefoot. Did you know that every single horse in...

All About Blue-Green Algae

Blue-green algae is a single-celled food that’s brimming with nutritional value. It can give your horse’s health a big boost. One day last year, quite...

Contracted Heels

Contracted heels are a common health problem, but they don’t have to become your horse’s “new normal”. Read any horse care literature these days and...

Hoof Wear And Tear – Part 2

Hoof wear and tear is natural, but have you ever looked at the wear patterns on your horse’s feet. They’re telling you something important. Have...

Hoof Wear and Tear – Part 1

Hoof wear and tear is natural, but have you ever looked at the wear patterns on your horse’s feet. They’re telling you something important. Have...

When Are Horses Mature?

The debate over when horses physically mature is a common one, heard from the barn aisle to the backstretch. One rider digs deep to...