Nutrition

Fill up your plate with information, tips and advice you can share with your footcare clients on how nutrition plays a critical role in the health of the equine foot.

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Hoof Nutrition Intelligence

I have a 21-year-old Appaloosa mare who recently came down with a case of grass founder. I’m giving her 1-ounce of bute along with one-half cup of grain. Is this amount enough to relieve any pain? What do you recommend?

You are correct with feeding hay along with very little to no grain. The 1-ounce of bute per day is a good administration level. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by the International Hoof-Care Summit.
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I’m working with a mare that previously suffered from malnutrition with a previous owner. How will improved nutrition affect her hoof quality?

While hoof growth may often continue at a rate through downturns in nutrition, the quality of hoof that develops will likely be diminished. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by the 2022 International Hoof-Care Summit.
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