Some horses seem more prone to being tender-footed than others, but with proper hoof care management they can grow healthier soles.
Canadian winters present unique challenges which can affect not only traction and hoof quality, but can lead to lameness if left unchecked.
Farrier Luke Proulx is an artist when it comes to designing shoes, especially those for conformation problems or recovery from lameness.
While there are some people who believe that white hooves are weaker than black hooves in horses, science has long been telling us otherwise.
Researchers continue to look for effective treatments for navicular syndrome, a common, yet complex degenerative condition in horses.
Footwear for horses has not changed that much over the centuries. The industry is undergoing a shake-up, however, with new options on the market.
Understanding hoof nutrition from amino acids to zinc, plus a collection of products to keep your horse’s feet comfortable and looking great.
Expert advice on what to do and what not to do if you discover a puncture wound in your horse’s hoof, to prevent further damage and ensure proper healing.
There is now a wide variety of pad types and packing materials from which to choose, depending on the needs of each particular horse.
Nearly 80 percent of all lameness issues stem from problems in the hoof. Horse Sport looks at what's going on inside and outside the hoof, what can go wrong, and how to fix it.