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The Intricacies And Dangers Of Puncture Wounds

It may be difficult to wait, but it’s often best not to pull that nail or thorn until you have consulted with a veterinarian
Whether to pull out that nail or other object found stuck in a horse's foot is a dilemma all horseshoers face occasionally. The wise and recommended move is to leave it until an X-ray can show how deep it goes and exactly what it punctures.
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Creative Use of Epoxy Solves Tough Hoof Problems

A cracked coffin bone and numerous infections almost did in this Belgian draft horse
It wasn't at all like Queen, a 2,000-pound Belgian draft horse, to hang around the barn door and refuse to go to out to the pasture. Her odd behavior was the first sign to owner Alan Sorensen (my husband) that his 5-year-old mare had foot problems.
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Why Heart Bars Can Work Well With Laminitis

Forget the bute and other chemical pain relievers when it comes to treating laminitis cases, advises this equine veterinarian
After nearly 40 years of treating horses suffering from founder, laminitis, heel pain or navicular disease, I've made several critical observations in regard to the need for using anti-inflammatory drugs.
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