Greasy heel is characterised by greasy, cracked or inflamed skin on the heels and rear of the pasterns.
Tendon and ligament strains and sprains are common injuries in the lower limbs of performance horses. Why are tendons and ligaments so susceptible to injury and what is the best treatment for them?
The potential problems associated with feeding lawn clippings far outweigh the benefits. Certainly there's nothing wrong with offering your four-legged friend a treat, but it’s safest to stick to the usual gustatory delights such as carrots and apples.
When access to high-quality pasture is available, horses, especially good doers, will find the extra calories they require in succulent grasses. In fact, owners may want to be sure horses don't become too pudgy as winter segues into spring and summer.
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