The Thoroughbred hoof's thin walls and sole make it susceptible to trauma and capsule distortion.
Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt
Learn about the science behind Triple Crown contender California Chrome's namesake--his white markings.
Photo by Chelsea Durand/NYRA
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Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I have a 30-year-old hinny who is very skinny and is losing weight. Is there anything that I could give him to make him more comfortable, help him gain weight, and not cause him harm?