Articles - hoof-care

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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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Getting to the “Sole” of Stone Bruises

A simple bruise on the sole of a horse's hoof can lead to greater complications if it's not caught and treated quickly. ...

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Buyer’s Guide: Hoof Care Tools

Find out which tools and products every horse owner should have on hand to care for their horses' hooves....

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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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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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Maintaining Healthy Hooves for Life

Horses' hoof care needs change over time. Find out how to encourage and maintain healthy growth for all ages and stages....

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The Underrun Heel

A common ailment of the hoof that affects all three areas is a condition known as the "underrun heel". ...

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Top 22 Shoeing FAQs

Could your horse benefit from wearing shoes? Certified journeyman farrier, Jonathan Taylor, explains the whys, hows, whats and whens of horseshoeing to help you decide....

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Inside the Crumbling Hoof: White Line Disease

Learn how to recognize, treat and prevent this destructive infection, which causes progressive separation of the hoof wall....

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Saving Sunny

A journey through founder...

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