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    Say Hello to Healthy Heel Bulbs!

    – By Carole Herder Heel Bulb Injuries Can Run Deep Does your horse have healthy heel bulbs? Heel-bulb wounds and injuries are common among horses. Kicks, entanglement with wire fencing, rope abrasions, and protruding objects in a stall are but a few of the causes. Self-inflicted wounds caused by interference or over-reaching can also cause…

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    Balancing Minerals to Build the Best Hoof

    Circulation – Keep it Flowing! When balancing minerals to build the best hoof, there are a few things to consider. We now understand that hooves are blood pumping devices meant to circulate blood in throughout the hoof and back up to the heart. This is a full circulatory system. A fully functioning nutritional arrangement that…

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  • Hoof Moisture Balance – A Natural Approach

    By Carole Herder Do you oil or condition?? Did you know that 90% of the moisture required for the hoof wall comes from within the blood and lymph vessels? ¬†Moisture balance is extremely important to healthy hooves. It is the moisture, made up of water and salts and electrolytes, which ensures that the tubules (hollow…

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