The Hoof Care Kit - What Every Horse Owner Needs
There are plenty of times that horses will thrill and panic us with what could be an emergency. Our trouble doubles when those situations involve the hoof, simply because so much of our horse’s health resides (literally) on his hooves.
A simple Vet Kit is a great tool to have at the barn for emergencies, but a hoof care emergency kit is something you also want to put together. Here are a few basic items for you to have in case something goes wrong with one of your horse’s hooves.
This hoof kit will keep your horse comfortable and safe until help arrives!
It’s almost inevitable that at some point, your horse will need his hooves soaked or iced. Common reasons for soaking a horse’s hoof include an abscess, white line treatment, or even icing for hoof bruises or laminitis. The best way to get this done is also the easiest way - with a Soaker Sack.
There are many medical words that you might here from your Farrier and Vet - here's an introduction into the terms describing hooves!