Hoof Care

Hoof care includes farriery, picking out the hooves, and dealing with problems with a farrier and veterinarian. Articles include topics such as helping your horse have happy feet, how to pick hooves, dealing with issues (such as lost shoes, a horse that leans, etc.), using boots for protection, finding a farrier, tips from farriers and veterinarians on foot care, dealing with sore feet, helping your horse deal with the farrier, behavior involving the feet, and more. If you want to keep your equine partner's feet in good health, then check out the archives of Young Rider for answers to all of your pressing questions involving the equine feet.