Video: What is a Hoof Keratoma?

In this excerpt from the March 2019 episode of Ask the Vet, Dr. Gray and SmartPaker Dan answer a viewer question about hoof keratomas. Dr. Gray calls on the expertise of the SmartPak Hoof Health Consultant Danvers Child to describe the appearance and typical shape of keratomas, talk about why they can be painful for a horse, and explain the treatment and prognosis for the horse. They also explain why it’s a good idea to involve your vet and document the progression of the keratoma with photos.