White Line Disease/Canker: AAEP Convention Table Topic

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White line disease (hoof wall separation) and canker (chronic overgrowth of the horn-producing tissues of the foot) are hoof concerns often linked to poor hygiene. Many veterinarians and farriers think that white line disease is much more common than it used to be, and they have focused mainly on this condition.

“You don’t see it very often in hard-working horses,” said Bill Moyer, DVM, hea

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