Seedy Toe

Seedy Toe

Seedy toe or white line disease, as it is sometimes called, is an infection of the horse hoof caused by the yeast genus candida.

To gain a better understanding of seedy toe a knowledge of the anatomy of the hoof is helpful.


The first layer is the part we see every day - the hoof wall. This is hard insensitive tissue similar to the tips of your fingernails.

Inside the hoof wall is the second layer....

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