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    High-Low Hoof Syndrome

    High-Low Hoof Syndrome
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    We hear about high-low hooves a lot. Most horses have fairly similar hooves all round. Similar in shape, size, functioning but some will have ones that are apparently ‘mis-matched’. This...

    Thin Soles -- Not a good thing!

    Thin Soles -- Not a good thing!
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    Well, I’ve mentioned several times about how too-low heels or non-existent heels will cause thinning of the soles with collapse of the hoof. The above photo ... "Where a healthy...

    How to Spot and Deal with Bruised Heels

    How to Spot and Deal with Bruised Heels
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    Bruising on the heels of the hoof usually is caused by direct injury from rocks, irregular hard ground with pebbles, stones, etc. or other trauma to the heel. Poor shoeing,...

    Hittin' up the Bars ...

    Hittin' up the Bars ...
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    A seamless fit ... the walls to the heels to the bars. They're all connected and all have a unique assignment as to support of the horse during weight loading. ...

    Heels! and What a Weekend!

    Heels!  and What a Weekend!
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    What a weekend. That's all I can say. A roller-coaster weekend of air travel, visits with the grandchildren who each grew a foot at a least since last visit, meeting...

    How to See a Balanced Hoof

    How to See a Balanced Hoof
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    Straight (almost) alignment from P2/P1 down to P2/P3 and dorsal hoofwall.  Hairline is "waved"; not a straight line down to the ground. This indicates a bit of excessive pressure in...

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