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Which Hooflex Is Right For You?

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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.

What You Should Know About Vesicular Stomatitis

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On May 17, 2023, a confirmed case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VSV) was reported by the National Veterinary Services Laboratories, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The case originated from one equine premise in San Diego County, California, affecting one 11-year-old Quarter Horse mare. 

Scratches, rain rot and skin conditions, oh my!

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Knowing how to identify and treat a skin condition as soon as it arises dramatically reduces healing time, so you can get your horses back to their normal activity levels faster. These tips will help you recognize and respond to scratches and rain rot to promote rapid healing.

Tick ID and Removal Tips

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Ticks get worse and worse every year, and so does the threat of diseases they spread for horses, dogs and people. Here we give tips on dealing with ticks to help avoid their bites, and what to do after there is a tick bite.

What’s in your first aid kit?

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You can address minor injuries on your own with a well-stocked first aid kit. Having these basic supplies on hand can help you reduce the risk of further injury until the veterinarian can arrive.