Category: Horse Health Problems

Prevention is key to avoiding hoof problems that can turn into long-term health issues. Paying close attention to the season and its associated conditions is the first step to anticipating potential hoof hazards.  Winter weather can especially dry the hoof wall out, so consider a moisturizer. Other common hoof problems come with their own set…
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What are Ting Points, and how do they affect a horse’s performance? Company founder Gary DesRoches was introduced to these acupressure points during the early days of Leg Saver through the book VETERINARY ACUPUNCTURE: Ancient Art to Modern Medicine. In it, a chapter written by Dr. Are Thoresen DVM of Norway on Ting-Zone Therapy inspired…
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Equine Laminitis. You may have heard the term or even be familiar with this very painful condition. At best, it can cause permanent structural damage in your horse’s foot on a microscopic level that leads to permanent lameness and repeated infections. At worst, this separation of the laminae from the hoof wall to the coffin…
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