The Common Sense Hoof Blog — Quarter Crack

Hoof Conditions: Two Different Ways to Repair a Quartercrack

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Hoof Conditions:  Two Different Ways to Repair a Quartercrack

Since we were on the topic of quartercracks in our previous blog post (The Cause and Effect), I'd like to discuss two of the different approaches to repairing the crack.

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Hoof Conditions: The Cause and Effect

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Hoof Conditions:   The Cause and Effect

A major cause of foot issues is inflammation that results from concussion.  The concussion occurs with every foot fall, varying in intensity by the speed the horse is going, the surface that they're going over and if they are or are not carrying additional weight (rider or otherwise).  So, ultimately, every horse is at risk for issues with their feet -- unless, of course, they're pasture ornaments and do nothing at all every day.

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