The most interesting facts about horses are also their hoofs. They are providing keratinized skin on the legs. Despite the roughness and density of this leg, he is very sensitive. Like a pump, the hoof pumps blood over the entire leg when the horse steps on it.
Hooves of a horse
In its structure, the hoof is a very complex organ. It contains a large number of vessels and nerve endings. Hooves should be washed and cleaned regularly. They also need shoeing, as well as in timely forging. With inattentive attitude to the hooves of the animal, they can deform and cause pain to the animal.