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Hoof Care


10 Ways to Avoid Laminitis

by the Editors of EQUUS magazine Here are 10 ways to safeguard your horse from developing this potentially fatal hoof condition. READ MORE


The Role of Glucose in Laminitis

by Christine Barakat New research looks at laminitis and its connection to glucose deprivation in hoof tissues. READ MORE


Laminitis: The First 48 Hours

by Emily Kilby Well before laminitis stops a horse cold with excruciating hoof pain, it has already stirred up a destructive brew at the borderline between living flesh and inert hoof wall. By Emily Kilby for EQUUS magazine. READ MORE


How to Spot Laminitis Early

by Christine Barakat Blood pressure and pulse are important early indicators of laminitis. Learning to take and interpret them when your horse is healthy can save precious time in an emergency. READ MORE


Living with Founder

by Christine Barakat Veterinarian and farrier William Moyer, DVM, offers advice for horse owners confronting the debilitating hoof condition laminitis and founder. READ MORE


What's Your Hoof IQ?

by Nancy Ambrosiano Test your hoof-health knowledge with this quiz. READ MORE


Horseshoeing Hollywood-Style

Actor Wilford Brimley shares hard-working memories at American Farrier's Association Convention. Written by Fran Jurga for EquiSearch. READ MORE


How to Clean a Horse's Hooves

A simple guide to cleaning a horse's hooves. By Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch.com. READ MORE


Equine Anatomy - The Hoof

Knowing how the equine hoof is constructed will give an understanding of some of the problems that can occur and will also underline the need for frequent attention. Written by Jayne Pedigo for EquiSearch. READ MORE


Improving Hoof Quality

Founding EQUUS Medical editor Matthew Mackay-Smith, DVM, addresses a reader's question on improving her horse's hoof quality. READ MORE


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