Lisa Borzynski, DVM answers this reader question, explaining that hoof abscess occurs when bacteria and debris gain entry into the hoof.
Causes, treatment and prevention
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Trainers Shannon and Steffen Peters explore the benefits of barefoot dressage with high-performance horses.
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