Hoof Distortions



We are all familiar with hoof distortions such as cracks, flares, long toes and bulging hairlines but how do we tell if they are just a minor blemish or whether they are in fact hiding much more serious issues? Horse hooves are dynamic structures which allows them to distort and change according to outside pressures and the environment. This helps prevent imbalances from being translated to the bony column of the horse. 6”x11” 22 pages.