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Environmental Factors: How Weather and Temperature Affect Hoof Health

Seasonal weather changes have a major effect on a horse’s hoof health. Depending on the time of year, horses’ hooves change and may require extra attention and treatment. Neglecting environmental factors can lead to sole deterioration or other harmful consequences. When it comes to a horse’s environment, there are two main seasonal factors that impact hoof health: temperature and moisture.
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Online Extras: April 2017 Issue

Web-exclusive content for this issue includes:

  • Hind end insight from the International Hoof-Care Summit
  • Video of Dough Workman explaining his use of a grinder with two expansion wheels for shoe modifications
  • Video demonstration of how to use a gutter guard with a synthetic shoe
  • Nutrition's role in hoof health
  • Learn more about the popular insecticide pyrethrins
  • Photo gallery from the World Horseshoeing Classic

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American Farriers Journal

American Farriers Journal is the “hands-on” magazine for professional farriers, equine veterinarians and horse care product and service buyers.
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