Following up on last week’s post about Simple Hoof Care, this week a short film on further hoof care. The method shown here is still relatively simple but this time we look at the use of conventional trimming tools and techniques. The video lasts just over six minutes. https://youtu.be/yt13VlOxgOw
A film guide to caring simply for your horses’ hoofs in the absence of your farrier of hoof care specialist.
Two day level 2 hoof trimming course (in French) in the beautiful Pyrenees. Day 1. Theory Distribution of educational material Morning – Objective: evaluation and revision of Level 1 Welcome and introduction. Collection of questions. Work terrain & the law. Equine physiology. The rules of kinetic damping. Afternoon – Objective: The pathologies Interpretation of radiography & lameness. Post deshoeing. Differentiation of lameness. […]
Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, farriers and barefoot specialists alike are talking about “protection” and about balance. Trimmers in particular are tied to the idea of dimensions – there is even a movement that issues little templates to determine the right heel height, or one that issues protractors for getting the toe-angle correct. Hoof […]
It is interesting at times to take a look at how ones “colleagues” go about their profession. It has a couple of benefits: you can pick up tips and tricks – particularly in those activities that you only carry out once in a while; you see someone else’s technique – again to compare with and […]