Nancy S. Loving, DVM, owns Loving Equine Clinic in Boulder, Colorado,
and has a special interest in managing the care of sport horses. Her book, All Horse Systems Go, is a comprehensive veterinary care and conditioning resource in full color that covers all facets of horse care. She has also authored the books Go the Distance as a resource for endurance horse owners, Conformation and Performance, and First Aid for Horse and Rider in addition to many veterinary articles for both horse owner and professional audiences.
Resolving hoof wounds requires cleaning them correctly, working with your vet to get them assessed, and carefully managing lesions until they heal. Learn about four common hoof wounds and how to manage them.
Horse show habits and environments can put a horse at risk for developing a variety of skin problems. Learn what causes the common skin issues sport horses might develop and how to return them to top form.