Learn why this inner hoof structure fails and what veterinarians do to diagnose and treat it.
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Thermography is a noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic imaging tool used in equine health care.
Photo by Joanna L. Robson, DVM, CVSMT, CVA, CSFT, CIT
Some riders believe shoes help give a dressage horse better gaits; scientists have found that idea to be mostly a myth.
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Farm Call: Your Questions Answered
Q. I have a 17-year-old that has a fractured navicular bone that has calcified. I have seen magnetic bell boots available on the market and was wondering if these would help with the pain. Is there any type of treatment or surgery that can repair this?
The owners of this recently purchased 17-acre farm are incorporating rain gardens in paddocks and on a mountain trail course to help with mud control.