Prevent Snowballing in Horse Hooves During Winter Season

Vettec Equi-Pak CS Helps Prevent Snowballing in Horse Hooves During Winter Season

Pour-in pad provides durable support and protection against thrush in wet conditions

OXNARD, CALIF. – DEC. 8, 2015 – As temperatures in parts of the country dip below freezing and weather presents wet conditions, horses become susceptible to snowballing and thrush in their hooves. Tab Pigg, Vettec’s Farrier-at-Large, recommends that farriers and horse owners apply snowball pads or pour-in pad material to horse’s hooves during the cold season to prevent snow becoming impacted in the hoof cavity. Vettec Equi-Pak CS can serve as a snowball pad and its special formula can reduce the likelihood of thrush, which often surfaces during wet seasons.

Barefoot hoof, lateral view. Coronet band (1),...
Barefoot hoof, lateral view. Coronet band (1), walls (2), toe (3), quarter (4), heel (5), bulb (6), P2 (small pastern) (7) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Horse hooves sounds from electric car

New electric car with “horse hoof” sound effects

The car is as cute as a toy pony and makes the sound of horse hooves on pavement to alert people. I love my electric golf cart and I do get the horse hoof sounds from my real ponies when they run besides it going down the gravel road to my mother’s pasture, but I would love to see this car put info action on America city streets. The U.S. really needs a good electric car to help with air and sound pollution and to cut the cost of travel due to the high cost of gasoline.

I love this car’s tiny size but then I am attracted to ponies. For many horse people that ride huge warmbloods and fat-butt quarterhorses this car may take some getting use to. At 41 miles per hour it is as fast as a thoroughbred horse galloping, but it is Continue reading “Horse hooves sounds from electric car”