Treat Hoof Punctures Early

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It seems like such a mild problem, a nail or splinter in the tough hoof. The solution also seems simple--take the object out, clean the foot up, give the horse some time off, and everything will be all right. For superficial hoof wounds, that's pretty much all it takes. "But a deeper puncture wound that penetrates any of the synovial structures that are underneath the frog (the coffin joint,

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