Focus on Farriery


Avoiding ‘Feed Founder’

There is much about laminitis that is not fully understood, but we know many cases are related to improper nutrition nutrition. Prevention tips include carefully timed pasture turnout to avoid high grass sugars.

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Winterizing Your Horse’s Feet

Preparing your horse for winter means different things in different geographic areas. For some, winter is time to remove a horse’s shoes and give him a break, while for others winter is a prime show season.

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Hoof Care Facts and Fiction

Quite a few myths and misconceptions surround the practice of basic horse hoof care. This second installment of our farriery series focuses on some of the most common misconceptions heard from horse owners in the author’s farriery practice.

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