Hoof care

Ensure the well-being of your horses with these essential hoof care tips. Discover how proper hoof care can prevent common issues and keep your horses comfortable and active.

Equine hoof abscess is the inflammation of the corium (a sensitive structure of the hoof). Hoof problems such as a hoof abscess can occur in both shod as well as unshod horses. Pus is produced as the natural reaction of the horse’s body to fight off infection. The pus accumulates, and since it cannot escape through the hoof, great pressure builds, causing much pain and discomfort for a horse. To relieve the pressure (if left untreated), this pus then works its way up the hoof wall, breaking…

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Fawn Cortes