For Your Information
Equine Normal Values:

  • Temperature = 100 degrees
  • Respiration = 12 to 24 per minute
  • Pulse = 40 to 50 beats per minute

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Figure 1.  The foot should be symmetrical,

frog in the center, heels as wide at the 

foot at the apex of the frog (black bars) Hoof Growth - Knowing anatomy and physiology is essential. Of all the anatomy I learned in those formative years the structure of the horse hoof seemed the simplest. It isn’t.
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