|Horse Hoof Care Information|
A horses health depends on many things such as proper nutrition, living conditions, genetic influence and more, but one of the most important factors to consider is the care of a horses hooves.
A key principle to remember: Improper hoof care will affect the horses overall health.
The old adage of No Hoof, No Horse! may be an over-simplification, but it is very true. The information gathered here is related to the most common issues concerning hoof care for horses, as well as any other relevant information that may help a horse owner, horse trainer, horse vet, farrier, or industry professional.
Horse Care Topics:
This book written by John Emsley has been revised and put up here at Horse Hoof Care. It is an overview of proper horseshoeing, written for the horse owner's benefit. Here's a link to the intro page , or go directly to the table of contents .
The care and well being of a horse is dependent on regular hoof care maintenance. This will include various tasks for the horse owner as well as regular visits from a competent Farrier. The topics contained within this section are related to general maintenance guidelines.
The horses hoof may develop various conditions that are considered a disease of the hoof. The topics contained herein are directly related to the various hoof diseased conditions.
A horse's life is one of intermittent bursts of high-speed equine activity. Hoof injuries are a common problem to deal with. Gathered into this section are topics on various horse hoof injuries.