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Managing Equine Foot Pain

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.

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Experts: Donkey Teeth Need Attention, Too

Donkeys have similar dental structures as horses, and they’re at risk of developing many of the same kinds of dental issues. But, unlike horses, their problems often go overlooked—and that’s to their detriment, according to donkey specialists.

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The Never-Ending Hoof Abscess

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.

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