It’s not normal for barefoot horses to be sore It’s not normal for a barefoot horse to be sore.Half of me can’t quite believe I have to say that, and the other half of me feels like I should say it again. It’s not normal for a barefoot horse to be sore. Well – now we know
Understanding Hoof Health
The hooves really are the window to the rest of the body. If there is any sort of health issue in the horse it will show up in the feet because the hooves are always growing and changing. Hooves can heal and strengthen, if only we understand and address the root causes of the problems.
There's 3 parts to successfully address hoof pathology and healing your horse's feet:
Define The Problem
We need to get clear on what the root cause of the problem is, rather than just focus on symptoms
We need to know where we're trying to get to, if we want the best chance of getting there.
Now we need to figure out what we need to get us from where we are, to where we want to be.
Below are the most useful articles I've published to help you understand hoof problems and how to solve them.
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