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Learn how to prevent shoe loss caused by farrier error, rider issues, management style, or horseplay in this article from the Riding Horse 2023 issue of The Horse.Read More
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by Lindsay J. Warner | Dec 7, 2022
Keep your horse sound and moving safely this winter with these smart hoof care practices.Read More
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by Erica Larson | Nov 23, 2022
Read about the steps veterinarians and farriers take to identify, evaluate, and treat riding horses’ hoof problems.Read More
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Shoeing Horses For Their Riding Discipline
by Chris White, DVM | Jul 27, 2022
Learn how farriers trim and shoe horses for their unique biomechanics, discipline, and riding surface in this article from the July 2022 issue of The Horse.Read More
Fact Sheet: Equine Navicular Syndrome
by Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc | Jul 20, 2022
Navicular syndrome, more accurately referred to as podotrochlosis, is a catchall phrase describing chronic forelimb lameness caused by pain stemming from the navicular bone and related structures. Sponsored by Dechra.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
Managing Equine Foot Pain
by Nancy S. Loving, DVM | Feb 18, 2022
What can an owner do to control a horse’s foot pain? We turned to two equine veterinarians that spend a lot of time managing horses’ feet to find out.Read More
The Never-Ending Hoof Abscess
by Erica Larson | Feb 16, 2022
Why do some hoof abscesses heal quickly while others linger? Why are some one-off occurrences while others keep coming back? We consulted two horse hoof experts to answer these questions and more.Read More
Managing Low Heels in Performance Horses
by Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor | Sep 29, 2021
Dr. Scott Morrison describes the issues low heels can cause and the mechanical tools farriers and veterinarians can use to address them.Read More
Shoes For (Equine) Olympic Athletes
by Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) | Aug 4, 2021
Meet Tokyo Olympic Head Farrier Ben Benson of Great Britain, and learn what it takes to keep high-performance horses shod during the Games.Read More