"...a woman can be a farrier?" Um, yes, of course she can! Team Absorbine rubs elbows with farriers from around the world at the International Hoof Care Summit in Cincinnati. Now we’d like to share some of that experience with you in our Absorbine Farrier Spotlight - Hall of Famer Margie Lee Gustafson.
Absorbine is proud to partner with Global Sanctuary for Elephants to sponsor a sweet elephant named Lady, whose health is being supported thanks in part to several Absorbine products.
While modern footing is wonderful for optimizing horses’ peak performance and comfort, there are some watch-outs for arena footing when it comes to hoof care. Some common substances found in arena footing, such as magnesium chloride and calcium chloride, can potentially dry out the horse's hooves. Read on to learn more about dust suppression, possible effects on hoof health and how to avoid overly dry hooves.
Your farrier will tell you the main factors that contribute to healthy hooves – nutrition, regular care including proper trimming and balancing, footing/environment, genetics and regular TLC. Hooflex® can help you along the way, here's how to choose the right one on the Absorbine Blog.
Absorbine interviews top farriers to learn more about their backgrounds, best hoof care tips and interesting interactions with clients and their horses.