Hooves - Horse Hoof Care & Supplements from Cavalor Direct

Hooves - Horse Hoof Care & Supplements from Cavalor Direct

HOOF PROBLEMS: PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE.

“No hoof, no horse.” It may be a cliché, but that doesn’t make it less true. Are you expecting top performance from your horse? It all begins at the hooves. Their state of health won’t just determine your horse’s performance, it also influences its general well-being.

We will provide some tips to keep your horse’s hooves in shape and prevent problems such as brittle hooves, tender soles and dry feet.

PROPER STABLE MANAGEMENT

Let’s start with stable management. Three things are of the essence here:

Enough movement. Movement stimulates hooves’ functioning and ensures good circulation.

A healthy weight. Overweight horses place a far greater burden on their hooves than horses within a healthy weight range.

A clean stable. In dirty stables, the horse’s urine can combine with the bedding to produce high levels of ammonia. Ammonia makes hooves softer and therefore weaker

tips to keep your horse healthy