Club Feet


Upright Foals

Some foals sharing the same sire are all walking on their tiptoes and are very upright. Is this genetic?

Read More

Club Foot (Book Excerpt)

Acquired flexural deformity of the coffin joint is often referred to as “club foot.” The foot’s appearance can vary from dished with the heel raised to a boxy shape with the hoof wall nearly perpendicular to the ground.

Read More

AAEP 2002 Podiatry Forum

?The horse?s foot is so integral to most of what we do in equine practice,? said moderator Gayle Trotter, DVM, MS, professor in clinical sciences at Colorado State University, in the Podiatry forum on Dec. 12 at the American Association of Equin

Read More

Club Feet in Adult Horses

Some women love high heels. Walking in them might take some getting used to, but they provide the perfect look for big-city club-hopping or schmoozing at the latest gallery opening. They’re not so great, though, for jogging or other sports. A

Read More

The Club Foot

My weanling’s foot seems a bit boxy. My veterinarian said it sounds like he has a club foot. What does this mean?

Read More

Club Foot Concerns

Club feet might be one of the most common growth problems in young horses. Affecting youngsters primarily between birth and 6 months of age, the club foot actually is a flexural deformity of the distal interphalangeal joint (coffin joint) caused

Read More

More From The Horse

iron for horses
mare with nursing foal
spring pasture, turnout tips, horse turn out, horse in pasture, grazing, spring, spring turnout

Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with

FREE weekly newsletters from

Weekly Poll

sponsored by:

When do you begin to prepare/stock up on products/purchase products for these skin issues?
122 votes · 122 answers

Readers’ Most Popular

Create a free account with!