Articles on prevention and treatment for problems of the equine foot
A horse’s soundness and ability to perform depend on his feet.
The Added Benefits of Fly Protection for your Horse’s Legs
New research on a devastating disorder is leading treatment advances and prevention.
Here's a rundown of common hoof defects, ranked from least troubling to most serious.
Make sure to take care of your horse's hooves this winter
With a few simple exercises a horse can learn to accept having his hooves handled.
Dr. Stephen O'Grady, an equine vet and farrier, shares how to prevent and treat your horse's thrush.
Make the right choice for your horse with insight from a barefoot expert and three riders who’ve tried both options.
Each day brings another opportunity to help your horse grow better feet. Here’s a simple hoof building strategy you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
Trauma to the underside of the hoof is a common cause of lameness. Here’s how you can help your horse stay sound.
A how-to video from the Certified Horsemanship Association showing the basic steps for picking out, or cleaning, a horse's hoof.
Work with a knowledgeable pro and consider all the options when helping your horse go shoeless.
Making the transition from shod to barefoot is about to get easier, especially for the toughest cases.
A new remedy is doing wonders for sore-footed horses.
A reader asks: How do I ease my horse's fear of hot-shoeing?
Letting your dog chew on hoof pieces isn't always a good idea.
Pat Parelli shares the steps to overcome resistance when picking up a horse’s feet.
A reader asks about the causes, treatment, and prevention of horizontal cracks in her horse’s hooves.
Each day brings another opportunity to help your horse grow better feet. Here’s a simple hoof-building strategy you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
It's natural to want to immediately remove a nail or other object that has punctured your horse's hoof, but it is not always the best first response.
With this type of injury, it is truly location, location, location.