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Signs and symptoms – what to watch for

Keeping your horse successfully barefoot often means keeping a close eye on some of the signs and symptoms that your horse’s metabolism is doing well/not coping.  Spring grazing or changes in  diet or environment can often cause issues, so be extra vigilant over these times….  So what should you check for? Hot/warm coronet band & feet.  Just place […]

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Design features of a horse’s digestive system and hoof….

Equine digestive system

The horse’s digestive system and hoof, in terms of design, horses are way more complex than we are.. and so there are alot of factors that can affect thier hooves that might not be apparent to us. Here’s some that strike me as remarkable.. One of their complex design features is their digestive system.  Unlike […]

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