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Horse foot care — keep it simple

Horse Care: Each animal is different, try to maintain a natural lifestyle

No foot, no horse” is the old saying. A horse is only as sound as its feet. Care and management of feet will depend on the individual horse, its conformation and hoof structure, environment (including climate), and use. Whether or not the horse needs to be shod will also hinge on these factors. A shod […] Read more

Horse owners can certainly look after basic hoof maintenance  by rasping away superficial cracks and keeping the hoof edges smooth.

Tips on horse foot care

Horse Management with Heather Smith Thomas

“No foot, no horse” is the old saying. A horse is only as sound as his feet. Care and management of feet will depend on the individual horse, his conformation and hoof structure, environment (including climate), and use. Whether or not the horse needs to be shod will also hinge on these factors. A shod […] Read more