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First Posted: Sept 15, 2012
Nov 6, 2014

Study/Effect of Environmental Conditions on Degree of Hoof Wall Hydration in Horses

"Am J Vet Res. 2012 Mar;73(3):435-8.
Effect of environmental conditions on degree of hoof wall hydration in horses.
Hampson BA, de Laat MA, Mills PC, Pollitt CC.
Source: Australian Brumby Research Unit, School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia. b.hampson1@uq.edu.au

OBJECTIVE: What is the effect of various environmental conditions on the degree of hydration in hoof wall horn tissue from feral horses? What is the effect of short-term foot soaking on moisture content in hoof wall and sole tissue in domestic horses?

PMID: 22369538 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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