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Equine Cushings Disease Symptoms and Treatment

Equine Cushings DiseaseAlthough not the most common disease to affect horses, Equine Cushings Disease can cause devastating consequences for the health of your horse. Understanding the disease and knowing how to recognize the symptoms can lead to earlier treatment if it does occur and, hopefully, a happier outcome.

The Disease and Its Symptoms

Top 5 Horse Hoof Problems

Horse Hoof ProblemsWhen it comes to a horse’s health and quality of life, the condition of her hoofs will play an important role. Horse hoof problems can usually be treated but catching them early is the key. Below are the most common problems likely to affect your horse’s hoofs.

1. Thrush – This bacterial infection of the frog-portion of the hoof stems from the collection of manure and debris in that part of the foot.