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hello sir. may i know how come horse hooves chip off slightly during hot climate if they are exercised lightly(trotting)bare hoofed?

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HELLO ROHIT...

Simply said...It is usually a lack of proper moisture, whether the horses are worked
lightly or in heavy training.

Impact & concussion cause the problem & IF the hooves are not supple & elastic enough to
flex, then chipping and cracking can occur.

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Joepaul Meyers,CJF

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Joepaul Meyers,C.J.F.

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With over 40yrs. as a Certified Journeyman/Master Farrier, I have taught at the Univ.& Trade School levels. My specialty is Veterinary Farriery, Lameness and Therapeutic shoeing.

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