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Burning Firepit Below the Globe Video

Sitting on my back deck with my portable firepit burning peacefully below my solar light globe on a beautiful summer night is definitely great summer country living. It is great to have this portable firepit! I use it all the time on my deck with no mess!

Steps To Properly Take Care Of A Horse Affected By hoof abscess

Steps To Properly Take Care Of A Horse Affected By hoof abscess

Taking care of our horses may not always be an easy task. Apart from ensuring that their having proper nutrition and are living in a conducive environment, there is also the issue of infections that we may need to battle out sometimes. Hoof abscess is one of them. Before we delve into treatment options for hoof abscess, let’s start by understanding what it is.

What is hoof abscess?

They are bubbles of pus that form under the skin, quite similar to the whiteheads that are common to humans. The best way to deal with hoof abscess would pretty much follow in the footsteps of how we deal with these whiteheads, simply pop, drain them and allow the place to heal.

What causes abscess?

When the hoof has a weak point, its very easy for bacteria to find their way into the skin, causing an infection that results in an abscess. Bruising is also another leading cause, since its very easy for bacteria to penetrate and thrive in the cracke…