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Managing Horse Hoof Wounds

Resolving horse hoof wounds requires working closely with your veterinarian to manage lesions until they heal. Learn about 4 common hoof wounds and how vets treat them.

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Hoof-Care Triage

Hoof-Care Triage

Punctures, abscesses, and worse: What to do when your horse’s hoof is hurting and whom to call for help.

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‘Street Nails’: An Equine Emergency

Nails that have punctured the bottom of a horse’s hoof, sometimes called “street nails,” require careful veterinary inspection and treatment. Here’s what to know.

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Equine Wound Care

Horses tend to hurt themselves no matter how well we try to protect them. Download this free guide to learn about the five different types of wounds and basic equine wound care.

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