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Hoof Abscess – when being ‘kind’ is cruel

While reading the book ‘Perfect Partners’ by Kelly Marks (an excellent book by the way) I was struck by a very true statement she made…. “Well meaning is not the same as well being for the horse”. One of the ways we tend to show good care for our horse is to provide plenty of […]

Over Feeding and Over Weight Equines

Learn more about the dangers of over-feeding your horse and how to tell if your equines are over-weight. Click this link to Fran Jurga’s Hoofblog to read more about how we inadvertently overfeed our horses, with cases of laminitis rising as a consequence. The videos are each about 7-9 minutes long and well worth taking […]

Native Grasses for Horses

I was very excited to see that finally an Australian grass seed company has produces a pasture mix especially for horses that helps prevent laminitis. Most pasture seed sold at your local produce store is designed for food production to make beef, lamb and dairy animals produce the end product faster. These predominantly rye grass […]

Safest grazing times made easier

If your horses are prone to laminitis, or you just want to keep you gravel crunching barefoot horses striding out, then you really need to know the safest times to allow grazing, especially in the spring or autumn when there are growth flushes. Before I introduce a tool that will help horse owners with that, […]

Hoof Care News

New Easyboot added to the Range The Easyboot Glove Back Country was added to the Easyboot product line as of  Monday, March 5, 2012. Garret Ford, CEO of  Easyboot says “This boot combines many of the features of the Easyboot Glove and a quick wrap outer cover similar to the Easyboot Trail.  I believe the […]

Watch for Laminitis

It’s that time of year again. If you’re in an area that has enough rainfall to grow grass, then as soon as the weather changes to allow that, be sure to know the best strategies to keep your horse safe.  Laminitis can sneak up on you, but knowing the early signs which may include (but […]

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