Punctures, abscesses, and worse: What to do when your horse's hoof is hurting and who to call for help.
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Find a safe and durable footing to support your horse's soundness.
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- Hooves Helping Joints
- Hoof-Care Triage
- Correcting Equine Nasal Collapse Caused by Nerve Damage
- Equine OCD: Harmless Bone Lesion or Permanent Problem?
- Improving Arena Surfaces
- Keeping the Aging Horse Comfortable
- How Newborn Foals' Dental Pulp Can Help Heal Horses
- What to Expect After Colic Surgery
- Keeping Your Equine Athlete at the Top of His Game
Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I have an off-track Thoroughbred I purchased with a mild suspensory strain. His hock on the affected leg is always warm compared his other hock and knees. Could this mean he's compensating for the suspensory injury?
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