How can I speed up my horse’s hoof growth?

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Good nutrition is often the best place to begin for encouraging healthy hoof growth, although it requires patience. Discuss with your veterinarian the best diet plan for your horse to appropriately balance nutrients and minimize mineral excesses or deficiencies. The next step is working with a trusted farrier to help your horse achieve optimal balance within each foot. The added support of a shoe and sometimes a pad when a horse’s feet are sore on hard ground can protect the hooves and accomplish both increased comfort as well as “speeding up” the hoof growth.