Are Horses’ Hooves Similar to Toenails?

David Sanderson Equipment, Food, Preparation & Health

The short answer is yes! Part of the this wall is similar in composition and function to our fingernails and is constantly growing. The hoof is made up by an outer part called the hoof capsule and an inner living part containing soft tissues and bone. As you can probably guess, the outer part protects the sensitive internal hoof tissues. …