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Category Archives: Barefoot

Bug Buster Kills Hoof Bugs

New in the Natural Horse World Store is ‘Bug Buster Hoof Disinfectant’ – an antimicrobial preparation for the treatment of all infections of the non-living hoof capsules of horses. Hoof capsule infections are often described as ‘Thrush’, ‘Whiteline disease’ or ‘Seedy Toe’ but are usually caused by a combination of common groups of anaerobic bacteria […]

Soft Touch Natural Hoof Care with Phil Morarre

This beautifully produced DVD is very easy to listen to and watch. Phil has a good clear way of describing barefoot hoof care concepts such as: Why do people shoe? The mechanics of the hoof Problems and lameness Benefits of barefoot Making the transition The interview style of presentation is interspersed with testimonials from trimmers […]

Feet First: Barefoot Performance and Hoof Rehabilitation

by Nic Barker and Sarah Braithwaite This is a well written and easy to understand book that is perfect for all those learning about barefoot hoof care, especially in relation to performance. Written by the founders of the UK Natural Hoof Care Practitioners who compete in eventing, hunting, endurance, and show jumping, it is based […]

Learning Hoof Care

Learning hoof care may not even be on your radar. For some, caring for their horse’s hooves involves the occasional check, clean, and a visit from the farrier/barefoot trimmer/equine podiatrist every month or two. Others like myself are trimming their own horses to either save money or be more responsible for their horse’s care overall. […]

Hoof Care News

New Easyboot added to the Range The Easyboot Glove Back Country was added to the Easyboot product line as of  Monday, March 5, 2012. Garret Ford, CEO of  Easyboot says “This boot combines many of the features of the Easyboot Glove and a quick wrap outer cover similar to the Easyboot Trail.  I believe the […]

Easy ways to learn hoofcare in your holidays

Free online course Equine Soundness is offering the online theory of their student course free of charge to anyone interested. For information how to sign up: Claudia Garner, Course Director says “We hope this will help horse owners, veterinarians, farriers and barefoot trimmers alike. This course is open to anyone. Browse and study. If […]

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