Hoof Health

Dr Tracy Turner Absorbine

Ask a Pro: Dr. Tracy Turner, DVM

We asked our featured equine veterinarian, Dr. Tracy Turner, what his thoughts were on several popular healthcare topics.

WF Young

Ask a Pro: Hoof Care

Q: Hey Max, what’s one of your “all day, every day” horsemanship core practices?...Horsemanship starts with a solid foundation in care and training. Proper care of a horse’s hooves is especially critical since horses are built from the ground up. The hooves are irreplaceable, and farriers can only work so much magic.

copper nails

Copper May Help Hoof Health

Many farriers have started using copper-coated nails, which seem to have an antibacterial effect on a horse’s hoof wall.