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Canker In Horses: An In Depth Look

What is Canker? In a nutshell Canker is a disease that causes the tissues in and around a horse’s frog to grow excessively. In more technical terms canker is: Canker is a chronic hypertrophy and apparent suppuration of the horn-producing tissues of the foot, involving the frog and the sole. (https://www.merckvetmanual.com/musculoskeletal-system/lameness-in-horses/canker-in-horses) History The name canker…

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