Articles - hoof-care

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The Top 5 Hoof Problems: Prevention and Repairs

By preventing and dealing with the following five common hoof problems, you can keep your horse sound and functional year round....

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Going Barefoot

It might raise a few eyebrows, but Marc Blouin is finding going shoeless works when it comes to his band of thoroughbreds....

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Understanding Hoof Angles

Master farrier, Hans Wiza, explains how the angle of your horse's hooves affects the mechanics of his stride and posture....

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Is my horse better off with or without shoes?

Analyzing the pros and cons of shoeing horses....

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Clogs for Horses

An innovative approach to therapeutic shoeing...

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Hoof Mechanics Makeovers

Farrier Hans Wiza uses three different case studies to demonstrate how even just one geometry-based shoeing can make a huge difference in a horse's hoof conformation and movement....

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Nutrition notes: Can diet affect hoof health?

Q - My horse's hooves are always cracking. What can I feed him to prevent this?...

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Foot Perfect

Nearly 80 percent of all lameness issues stem from problems in the hoof. Horse Sport looks at what's going on inside and outside the hoof, what can go wrong, and how to fix it....

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Nutrition Notes: Feeding for Healthy Hooves

Get advice on how to feed for hoof health....

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