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Category: Footcare/Lameness
Equine dental care is often neglected. As humans we are always off to the dentist for our 6 month check-ups. Horses are just like us, they can …

Maintaining your horse’s feet in good condition is of primary importance. Neglected feet can develop many conditions which, if left untreated, …

Tendon injuries are a common occurrence in the athletic horse. Although injury can occur in any tendon in any type of horse and age, the superficial …

Are you thinking of taking your horse barefoot?  If so, here is some useful information …

A subsolar abscess, or pus in the foot, is an infection beneath the sole of the foot. Subsolar abscesses cause severe pain to your horse due to …

Tendon, ligament and joint injuries are common occurrences in horses, and up until recently …

Sidebone is the name given to the ossification (bony formations) of the flexible collateral cartilages of the distal phalanx (coffin bone) in …

Problems with shoeing are most commonly due to horses not being willing to pick up their feet or having them handled, rather than being due to …

Good hoof care is essential in avoiding conditions such as quittor. Regular trimming and/or …

As every horse owner knows, the horse’s foot is a very complicated structure. It may not look it from the outside, but within the hoof wall …