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Gimme Back My Hoof!

Oh dear. You've got a horse who doesn't "like having his hooves handled." You've had a few farriers out to try to trim your horse's hooves but he j...

What Do Healthy Hooves Look Like?

What Do Healthy Hooves Look Like?

It occurred to me this morning, as I was again consulting with someone about her sore-footed horse, that there seems to be a lack of healthy-lookin...

What to do about BRITTLE HOOVES

What to do about BRITTLE HOOVES

What causes brittle hooves? What can you do about it?  Find out here ... from diet to environment to even mental stress ... how do these things aff...

the apex of the hoof

The Apex of the Hoof

The Apex is another landmark that can be used to determine several things about the overall well-being of the hoof but first one must know, exactly...