The best ways to apply hoof medications!

The best ways to apply hoof medications!

November 14, 2018

Most horses, at some point in their lives, will need some sort of hoof medicine. Perhaps it is thrush or white line disease, or you need to dress an abscess. Here are a few simple steps to making sure your horse’s hoof gets the meds it needs, in the right places!
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Laminitis - Sub Clinical, Acute, Chronic

Laminitis - Sub Clinical, Acute, Chronic

October 25, 2018

If you dive into the journals, medical research, and scientific papers, you will find that laminitis sometimes falls into one of three general phases or stages:  Sub clinical, acute, and chronic.  What does this mean as it relates to laminitis and your horse?

 

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Windpuffs and Horses

Windpuffs and Horses

August 24, 2018

 

A windpuff is a soft and squishy blemish found on a horse’s lower leg.  Generally speaking, windpuffs are just a blemish.  Occasionally, a windpuff will cause pain and lameness.  You will typically find them around the back of the fetlock joint.  This is the point of your horse’s anatomy that the digital flexor tendons wrap under the fetlock on their way to the hoof.  The tendons themselves are covered with a tendon sheath.  Between the tendon and the tendon sheath is a layer of fluid.

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