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    Can Hoof Boots Aid in Navicular Recovery?

    Can Hoof Boots Aid in Navicular Recovery?
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    A real advantage of keeping a horse barefoot is preserving his heels from all the friction and wear from moving against the shoe, according to farrier and veterinarian Stephen O’Grady of Northern Virginia Equine in the U.S, read how Hoof Boots can assist in navicular recovery.
    The horse’s heel is an exciting structure. Like the rest of the horse’s foot, it’s designed to absorb shock in a way that protects all the tissues above it all...

    Healthy Shape, Healthy Hoof, Healthy Body

    Healthy Shape, Healthy Hoof, Healthy Body
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    Part 1 of the Brainy Hoof Blog Series - by Christa Lesté-Lasserre ©Christa Lesté-Lasserre NB 2732(2) The equine hoof receives massive forces concentrated on a very small surface. Natural expansion of...

    Booting to Assist Soft Tissue Rehabilitation

    Booting to Assist Soft Tissue Rehabilitation
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    Because Rudy needed something on his feet to absorb concussion and allow his suspensory ligament to heal, he began to wear his Scoot twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
    All horses have a unique talent when it comes to hurting themselves, even if the people in charge of caring for them take every measure to keep them safe. It's remarkable. And...

    How Hoof Health Affects Arthritis of the Joints

    How Hoof Health Affects Arthritis of the Joints
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    Did you know that the horse's hoof health can directly impact the health of the horse's joints throughout his body? 
      Do you have a horse with arthritis? (also known as Degenerative Joint Disease/DJD) Do your horse's joints appear to hurt? Or does your horse have inflamed joints? Did you...

    Navicular Revisited

    Navicular Revisited
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    Good Day to Y'all!  This week it's appropriate to go over that dreaded state of the hooves ... NAVICULAR. I know I've posted before on Navicular but it seems that...

    The Right Angle!

    The Right Angle!
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      Last post I talked about that 45* angle that should be trimmed onto the hooves. I want to expand on that a bit to make sure that everyone understands...

    How To Do a Mustang Roll

    How To Do a Mustang Roll
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    We've all heard so much about Mustang Roll for our horses' hooves. What is so great about a nice, clean mustang roll? And why do we want to even do...

    The Flat Footed Horse

    The Flat Footed Horse
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    What is considered to be a "Flat Footed Horse"? Well, anatomically, the hoof capsule should be a "cozie" for the foot, the P3, inside the capsule. Much like those soda-pop...

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