Tag: hoof

14 Sep 2020
rider on horse riding down footpath through green grass

5 Interesting Facts About Your Horse’s Hooves

Learning fun facts about those we love, can never become boring. Understanding how important our horse’s hooves are, knowing all their ins and outs can only make us love our horses more.   1.   Your horse’s hooves are made of keratin The same stuff your hair and fingernails are made from is what make up […]

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24 May 2019

Elite Equine and Summer Hoof Care

Gil Riley, veterinary expert, discusses the effect of summer on your horse’s hoofs: “The sun has got his hat on and it’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy our horses. But beware the sun may have turned the ground to concrete and your horse’s hooves brittle. Add to this an increase in stones, hard […]

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08 Mar 2019

Elite Equine and Hoof Health

“Regular shoeing and good management will support the condition of your horse’s hooves, but nutrition also plays an important part. If your horse is receiving a correct well balanced diet he should be getting all he needs to maintain hoof health. However, this is not usually the case. Many horses do not require the full […]

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