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Do Horse Hooves Have Nerves and Feeling? 5 Quick Hoof Facts

Most of our horses stand statuesque while shod; however, a young horse kept resisting our farrier. The colt’s reaction made me wonder if the farrier hit a nerve, and if the horse felt pain in its hooves. Horse hooves encompass several structures, including some that have nerves and feelings. However, the hoof’s outer wall, the …

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