Articles Tagged with ''Hoof Health''

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More Study Necessary For Hoof Supplements, Vet Says

“Although some studies support biotin supplementation, research on other ingredients commonly included in hoof supplements is needed,” warns Bryan Waldridge, head veterinarian for Kentucky Equine Research. “It is important that owners realize that dietary supplements are not a quick fix, and imbalances in the mineral content of a horse’s diet can wreck havoc on hooves.”
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Jeremy McGovern
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What Costs More Than Hoof Care?

There is an article in the November issue of Horse & Rider magazine that may provide some help for farriers. The article looks at some core areas of horse ownership in which corners are cut to save money.


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Hoof Supplements: Feeding the Foot

Diet has an important role in hoof health, but feed changes alone won’t solve all potential problems
What you feed your horse affects hoof health, but some horse owners take this concept too far. They fall into the trap of thinking they can resolve any hoof problem by feeding hoof supplements.
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