White Line Disease in Horses - Causes & Treatment

If you have been in the horse community for any amount of time, you have probably heard someone reference white line disease.


What is White Line Disease in Horses Caused By?

White line disease is something that typically affects horses that have a weakened hoof wall- it is considered opportunistic, and frequently a ...

White Line Disease Treatment

Treatment of white line disease is greatly dependent upon the severity and progression. If caught early enough, white line disease is fairly easy to manage. Horses may ...


Although white line disease is an opportunistic problem, there are steps you can take to help prevent tearing or “stretching” of the hoof wall.

Early recognition is key in easily treating white line disease. However, successful treatment takes time as the hoof continues to grow and replace damaged areas. 


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