VetZone Podcasting

Equine Hoof Care, Part 1

December 4, 2018

A horse is only as good as the feet he has to travel upon.  Proper hoof care remains the foundation of soundness in any horse, no matter his occupation.  What happens when feet are neglected, or environmental conditions are less than ideal?  The hoof is under constant assault from arid conditions, wet conditions, bacteria, and physical trauma.  We will cover some of the basics of hoof disease in this series.