Dealing with wet hooves

It was the wet weather that caused me to miss the last hunt, I’m sure. After a week or more of almost continuous rain, Freedom abscessed after a hunt. Even though he was wearing hoof boots I think that his hooves were so soft after standing in mud, that he bruised through the boots! Horses […]

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Magic Cushion is working its magic

Magic Cushion

In Dealing with Wet Hooves I mentioned that Freedom had a hoof abscess after a fast hunt on rough terrain, exacerbated by the wet conditions. Well, it turned out he really had two abscesses. Although the vet thought that his discomfort on the left hind was caused by putting more weight on it. Actually, it […]

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