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hello sir, may i know how come horse get sand cracks even though they are exercised with shoes on sand (irrespective of exercise)? should i apply hoof oil daily before exercise?

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HELLO ROHIT...

AS I mentioned before...always adding hoof oils Will help any hoof !!

Sand cracks CAN occur even if they are shod. Sand/soil can migrate between the shoe & hoof
wall especially if the shoes were NOT put on "level & tight" to the hoof wall.

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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