Archive for February 2016

Leg and Hoof Wrapping

In this article, I will address how to bandage legs with polo wraps, standing wraps, and hoof wraps if a horse loses a shoe or there is an abscess in the hoof. I will explain a few methods of wrapping hooves, as I feel that is an important part of bandaging that is sometimes overlooked. read more…

Tips for Cold Winter Days

With the winter weather hitting a large part of the country, I thought I would give some quick reminders for caring for a horse in the winter. Obviously, stalled horses will need less checking on and care, however when the temperatures are below freezing, a few steps need to be taken   Water Always make read more…

Tape your horse to the next level

Today many manual therapies and modalities are available to optimize performance and prevent injuries in the equine athlete. Within the broad range of options offered, the use of elastic therapeutic taping in equines is demonstrating a very high potential in many conditions from horses in training to the rehabilitation patients.   What is equine taping? read more…