What are the Seat of Corns?

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What are the Seat of Corns?

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  • Seat of corn in a hoof
  • Seat of corns

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    11-25-2012, 10:29 PM
Question What are the Seat of Corns?

Hi everyone,

I am just wondering what exactly are the "Seat of Corns" in the horse's hoof?

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    11-26-2012, 05:30 AM

Seat of corns refers to the very rear bits of sole, between the junction of the outer wall at the heel & the bars. So called because shod horses commonly get 'corns' there.
    11-26-2012, 09:10 AM
Ah, thank you!
    12-02-2012, 09:16 PM
I think I actually had a corn in the seat the other day. It was hard, and looked like hoof material. I carved it out. I've never seen that before.
    12-02-2012, 09:49 PM
^I could make a rude remark about finding corn in your seat But this is just the term for a bruise basically, so barring too much pressure on the area(eg. Lumps of sole near front of frog, overlayed, weightbearing bars & such may need to be 'relieved'), I wouldn't be doing any digging.
    12-02-2012, 10:01 PM
So, if it wasn't a corn, maybe a brussel sprout?
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