A farrier explains what a “normal” horse hoof is supposed to look like and how it affects shoeing.
Don’t put your horse at risk for developing problems such as thrush and abscesses. Here’s how to prevent these issues.
Would a horse with long-toed, low-heeled conformation benefit from allowing their hooves to grow out naturally?
The foundation is supporting projects on EMS, juvenile idiopathic epilepsy, and hoof imbalance and lameness.
Veterinarians know that balanced hooves influence a horse’s way of going and help maintain healthy joint function. Learn more from our experts, who are both veterinarians and experienced farriers.
A specific trimming technique increased the hoof’s weight-bearing area and increased the heel angle.
Certain hoof characteristics can be associated with chronic lameness, while others point to a sound horse.
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