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Should You Buy A Horse With Navicular Disease? Symptoms

I recently looked at a horse my neighbor was interested in buying. The animal showed signs of navicular disease, which prompted him to ask if navicular would rule out purchasing the animal. I recommend passing on a horse with navicular disease. It can be a severe and debilitating syndrome that the horse may never fully …

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Do Thoroughbreds Have Bad Feet? 5 Traits of Poor Horse Hoofs

Our friends’ racehorse was scratched from its debut race for the second time. The horse has a hoof ailment, prompting my wife to ask if Thoroughbreds have bad feet? Thoroughbreds typically have bad feet. Their feet are weaker and less durable than most horse breeds. Thoroughbreds’ feet are typically flat-soled, long-toed, with thin, shelly walls, …

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