Soak up this idea for treating infected hooves

By Nicholas B. Denson

Working with a horse that can’t keep its shoes on is something most farriers regularly deal with. Many times these horses have weak, brittle feet that easily chip and crack. Even if the hoof can hold nails, clinching often rips the nail through the wall providing little or no strength. If the horse pulls the shoes during turnout, you won’t have to worry too much about working with hoof, because there won’t be much left...

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