hoof care

Health Zone reports tagged "hoof care"

April 30, 2011 - Hoof Care for Racehorses

  • April 26, 2011
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Trade Zone: Hoof Care for Racehorses Probably the most common phrase used by horse people is “No foot—no horse.” The feet are important because they provide both support and locomotion. As these two factors... Download

September 13, 2014 - Hoof Care

  • September 30, 2014
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The hoof's external health affects the bones and soft tissues within, and vice versa. by Christy West Many horse owners go their whole lives caring for horses’ hooves with little knowledge of the hoof... Download

June 12th, 2010 - Hoof Care for Thoroughbreds

  • June 15, 2010
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Trade Zone: AAEP Focus on Disease Treatment, Prevention - Click Here to Download PDF Responsible owners or managers put time and focus into every aspect of maintaining the horses in their care. An essential... Download

August 8, 2015 - Hoof Care

  • August 25, 2015
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The Stages of Laminitis by Heather Smith Thomas Many things can cause inflammation of the hoof laminae (laminitis). Serious cases may progress to founder (dropping or rotation of the coffin bone). Dr.... Download

May 14, 2016 - Hoof Care

  • May 31, 2016
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White Line Disease by Heather Smith Thomas White line disease is the common term for a progressive infection and subsequent separation of the hoof wall—with the hoof wall coming loose from the underlying... Download

September 14, 2013 - Hoof Care: Coffin Bone Fractures

  • September 25, 2013
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By Heather Smith Thomas Most horse owners pick up quickly on visible changes to their horses' hooves. Thrush, cracks, and punctures are easily detected and, hopefully, treated. But what happens when... Download

August 6, 2016 - Lameness: Sole Bruises

  • September 21, 2016
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Sole Bruises by Heather Smith Thomas TRAUMA TO INNER TISSUES of the foot beneath the horny sole can rupture small blood vessels, creating a bruise. When a horse steps on something hard and sharp (gravel... Download

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