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Horse Hoof Cracks and Lameness
by Raul Bras, DVM, CJF | Jul 2, 2022
Can a horse go lame because of extreme hoof cracks and not being trimmed regularly?Read More
What’s Up With My Horse’s Hooves?
by Chris White, DVM | May 18, 2022
How soon can I ride my horse after he gets trimmed or shod? How do I know if my horse has thin soles? Veterinarians and farriers answer these common hoof health questions and more.Read More
Quarter Cracks in Horses: Causes and Treatment Approaches
by Michelle Anderson | Jan 27, 2021
Quarter cracks form in response to various hoof imbalances and often require a multimodal approach to resolve.Read More
Trouble’s Afoot: Signs Your Horse Has a Hoof Problem Brewing
by Diane E. Rice | Aug 15, 2020
Find out what hoof problems you can safely manage yourself and when to call in your farrier and/or veterinarian.Read More
Hoof Cracks: Types and Treatment
by Steve Sermersheim, CJF, AWCF, APF | Jun 14, 2020
Whether big or small, these hoof wall imperfections require prompt repair and stabilization.Read More
4 Horse Hoof Hardening Tips
by Katie Navarra | Apr 29, 2020
Overly moist, as well as dry and brittle, hooves tend to break and bruise. They can leave horses footsore or make holding shoes difficult. Here, veterinarians and farriers offer advice on hardening your horse’s hooves.Read More
2019 Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners Symposium Wrap-Up
by Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director | Jan 22, 2020
The 11th NEAEP symposium emphasized farriers and veterinarians working together for the good of the horse. Read our in-depth coverage in this free report, sponsored by Soft-Ride.Read More
What Shape Are My Horse’s Feet In?
by Stephanie Ruff, MS | Dec 18, 2019
Even horses with less-than-ideal feet can lead sound and productive careers.Read More
What Goes on Beneath Horse Hoof Cracks?
by Stephanie L. Church, Editorial Director | Nov 27, 2019
Dissections showing underlying bone loss can help hoof care professionals know how to manage different types of hoof capsule damage.Read More
Horse Hoof Care Basics
by Michelle Anderson | Aug 8, 2019
Your horse’s feet are his foundation. What does a healthy hoof look like? Does your horse need shoes, or is he fine barefoot? And what about hoof boots? Learn how to work with your farrier (or trimmer) and veterinarian to ensure your horse’s feet receive the right care.Read More
Why Are My Horse’s Hooves Growing So Fast?
by Scott Fleming, DVM, CF | Mar 27, 2019
Why does a horse’s hooves grow faster than his stablemates’ who are on the same diet and exercise schedule? A veterinarian who’s also a farrier shares his thoughts.Read More
Shoeing Suggestions for Peak Equine Performance
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Mar 14, 2019
Multiple hoof-related factors can affect a horse’s performance—including balance, trim, shoes, pads, support materials, and more. Here’s how farriers can help a horse reach his potential.Read More