Hoof Nutrition Intelligence

Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is designed to add to the education of footcare professionals when it comes to effectively feeding the hoof. This twice-a-month feature zeroes in on specific areas of hoof nutrition.


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Hoof Nutrition Intelligence

What is the impact of poor nutrition on hoof quality?

Equine nutritionists are frequently asked questions about dietary influences on hoof health by farriers, veterinarians, trainers and owners. In recent years, more horse owners have expressed an interest in the effects of poor nutritional status or malnutrition on hoof health. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by Banixx.
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While my trainer refers to my mare as an “easy-keeper,” is there anything I need to watch out for in regard to hoof concerns?

“Easy-keepers” sometimes founder due to the overfeeding of concentrates or grazing lush pastures. They often have dull coats, poor hooves and should be supplemented with L-tyrosine and iodine to furnish the essential nutritional building blocks for producing needed levels of the thyroid hormone. Hoof Nutrition Intelligence is brought to you by Banixx.
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