A look at the impact that nutrition has on hoof health, as well as tips for feeding plans to provide protein, energy, vitamins and minerals.
Hoof cracks can say a lot about your horse's management, from diet to footing. Here's how to recognize and prevent serious ones.
Advice for breeders from Dutch farrier Ramon Koppendraaier about early trimming, corrections, and the importance of room to run.
Using gene expression analysis, researchers catalogued changes in gene transcription and identified trends in the disease process.
When unshod feet are exposed to a lot of moisture or repeated cycles of wet/dry (like this summer), hoof damage can result.
An interview with Olympic farrier Ben Benson (GBR) and footing specialist Oliver Hoberg (GER), the man in charge of arena surfaces.
You might think you’re a star client for your farrier and veterinarian, but you could be wrong. Some professionals weigh in.
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.