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Horse Leg Protection: Yea or Nay?

Weigh the risks and benefits of various types of boots and wraps before strapping them to your horse’s legs. Read more in the Riding Horse 2023 issue of The Horse.

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Managing Horse Hoof Wounds

Resolving hoof wounds requires cleaning them correctly, working with your vet to get them assessed, and carefully managing lesions until they heal. Learn about four common hoof wounds and how to manage them.

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How to Manage Scratches in Horses

Scratches, also known as pastern dermatitis, is a multifactorial infection commonly seen on a horse’s lower legs. Get tips for recognizing and managing this condition in our visual guide. Sponsored by Phovia Equine.

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Health Care for Western Performance Horses

Knowing how to select the perfect mount, train and condition him properly, and manage his health so he’ll deliver his best in the show pen is how champion riders of reiners, cutters, and rodeo sports succeed.

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