Get Stronger, Sounder Hooves

Here's a simple hoof-building strategy you can easily incorporate into your daily routine.
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Cover of EQUUS Extra vol. 51: Hoof Care. Cover lines: Manage your horse for stronger hooves; Factors that affect hoof health; How hoof bruises happen

It’s easy to take healthy hooves for granted. For most of us, hoof care means calling the farrier out every six weeks or so, along with an occasional onceover and clean-outs with the hoof pick every few days. But many of the choices you make every day—from the feeds you offer to the footing you ride on—can have a significant influence on the health of your horse’s hooves. In this volume of EQUUS Extra, we share some easy strategies for keeping your horse’s hooves healthy and strong.

Featured in this Issue:

  • Get stronger hooves!
  • Factors that affect hoof health
  • Prevent hoof bruises

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