This common bacterial or fungal infection that affects the frogs of the horse's feet can be treated, but prevention is key.
Prolonged soaking in warm water has long been the go-to treatment for abscesses, but the practice may actually be detrimental to healing.
Quarter cracks, sheared heels, pedal bone trauma and chemical burns are discussed by equine podiatrist Scott Morrison, DVM.
Scott Morrison DVM addressed the AAEP Convention regarding hoof issues and racing-related lameness. Pt 1: Balance, heel pain, stone bruises.
It might raise a few eyebrows, but Marc Blouin is finding going barefoot works when it comes to his band of thoroughbreds.
In this article Fran Jurga shares 15 pro-active tips to get the horses in your care to put their best feet forward on race day.