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What Causes a Hoof Abscess?

Lisa Borzynski, DVM answers this reader question, explaining that hoof abscess occurs when bacteria and debris gain entry into the hoof.

Thrush in the frog and central sulcus

Fighting Equine Thrush

Causes, treatment and prevention

Credit: Arnd Bronkhorst - Arnd.nl Be sure the footing where you work your horse is even and not too deep or hard.

Preventing Stress Injuries

Know when it’s safe to ask a dressage horse for more collection

Credit: Photo by Dusty Perin

Is Your Horse's Hoof Temperature Abnormal?

How to tell the difference between normal and abnormal hoof temperature in the dressage horse.

Credit: World Dressage Masters - WPB 2012

Barefoot Dressage with Shannon Peters

Trainers Shannon and Steffen Peters explore the benefits of barefoot dressage with high-performance horses.

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The History of Horseshoes

Horse shoes History: From primitive sandals to high-tech innovations, here's the story of the horseshoe.