Guided Tour: Horse Hoof Anatomy

Clip. Clop. The simple hoofbeats of your moving horse effectively hide the highly complex anatomy and physiology at work inside his hooves during each step. As a horse owner/caretaker, knowing the basics of hoof anatomy and physiology can help you keep your horses sound and bring them back from lameness more quickly. Owners need to know what’s in the foot for many day-to-day reasons.

This free report provides you with an overview of how your horse’s feet work to understand how so you can keep them sound. Knowing how the hoof is built and what it is capable of can help you understand what it needs to stay healthy and recover if compromised. Plus, it certainly helps to understand what the heck your veterinarian and/or farrier are talking about if your horse comes up lame.