Thrush off

No Hoof, No Horse – Put a Stop to Thrush


Left untreated, thrush can lead to more serious issues, such as hoof abscesses, white-line disease and frog decay. As the bacteria and fungus get deeper into the hoof, they wreak havoc on what is actually quite a fragile part of the horse’s body. It has been said by many a veterinarian, farrier and knowledgeable horseman, “No hoof, no horse”, and that’s the truth. Sharon Jantzen takes a look at how to stop thrush in its tracks.