News — Hoof

John Wilkinson
Feed the Feet: Improving Hoof Quality Through Nutrition

Feed the Feet: Improving Hoof Quality Through Nutrition

Hoof health is determined by several key factors, some of which are out of our hands. Fortunately, horse owners can control nutritional intake...

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Nutrition for Easy Keeper Horses

Nutrition for Easy Keeper Horses

This is for all the horses with the cresty necks, fleshy backs and girthy middles--the ponies, minis, and easy keepers with metabolic issues--we see you, and we support you.

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The Gift Guide for Every Horse in the Barn

The Gift Guide for Every Horse in the Barn

No two horses are exactly alike, but hang around long enough and you start to learn "the types." Certain traits and circumstances will differ, but the need for good nutrition is universal. 

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John Wilkinson
"There's Your Equithrive Working"

"There's Your Equithrive Working"

Mak, my 11-year-old thoroughbred, has always had pretty terrible feet. His right front foot has a negative angle (collapsed heels) while his left front is upright. He has historically had very minimal sole depth, doesn’t tolerate frog pressure, and in his younger years, he constantly abscessed. So, what did I do? I found a team. I found a farrier I could trust to make the best judgment calls for this heart horse of mine and treats Mak as if he were his own.  I also have a vet I can turn to. Dr. Heather may hate Mak’s feet, but she...

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