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Hoof Design & Structure & Requirements.

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Why Is The Design/Structure Of Horses Hooves Important?

Hoof Design & Structure & Requirements.

The design of the Horse's Hoof is to support the weight of the body, resist wear, replenish/grow, absorb shock/concussion (saving the leg), provide traction.

The hoof requires sufficient moisture (such as oil, balsam, pine tar) and exercise to increase circulation of blood. Hooves must be trimmed regularly.



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