Friday, February 07, 2014

Don't Ignore Your Horse's Hooves this Winter and Spring - Full Article

By Colorado State University
Feb 04, 2014

As many horse owners know, mid-winter brings snow and other forms of precipitation that often continue through the spring—and that can mean wet and muddy conditions for our equine companions.

For horses living outside, these conditions can lead to mud clods and ice balls in the hooves. Prolonged wet conditions can cause very soft feet that are susceptible to more serious problems, including hoof wall separation, thrush, and sole abscesses...

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