Raul Bras, DVM, CJF

Raul Bras, DVM, CJF, is a podiatrist and shareholder at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, where he sees a variety of foot and lameness-related cases. He graduated from Cornell University's farrier school in 2007 and became a certified farrier in 2009 and a certified journeyman farrier in 2010.

Articles by Raul Bras, DVM, CJF

Thrush Prevention

We've had a lot of rain lately and my horse's pasture is muddy. How can I treat his thrush and keep it from coming back? Read More

Hoof Cracks and Lameness

Can a horse go lame because of extreme hoof cracks and not being trimmed regularly? Read More

Cold-Weather Leg Wrapping

Does wrapping the lower legs in the winter aid circulation and keep them warm? Read More

Speedy Splint Recovery

Do you have any suggestions for speeding the time it takes for proximal splints (in the forelimbs) to resolve? Read More

Dry Feet

My horse developed dry, cracked, and brittle hooves this spring. Why the change? Read More