Archives for hooves

Common Hoof Problems…Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Common Hoof Problems…Signs, Symptoms and Treament. Dehydration Dehydrated hooves…hoof cracks, pain and discomfort, this can be a real problem for the horse and horse owner.  There are several ways to provide moisture/hydration to the hooves. If the hoof capsule becomes dehydrated, it will prevent normal shock absorption. When this happens,
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Easy Keeper Horses & Dangers Of Lush Green Grass

Checking the digital pulse, Lush Green Grass, Vaccinations….boosting the immune system, Feeding mares, weanlings & yearlings, feeding whole oats. Spring is almost here and for some, that means rain, lush green grass, softer hooves, more thrush, shedding coats, foaling and so much more. For those who own the easy keeper horses
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Cushings-Like and Other Endocrine Pathologies Revisited

I hear from customers frequently struggling in transition from shoes to barefoot, for years without success. Why? Might there be an underlying endocrine based metabolic issue? The horse is one large hormone producing machine. Are we open to a different question? Or are we only interested in redefining the problem? For instance: Can
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