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Aiming for self-trimming horse hooves

By Cynthia Cooper What is a self-trimming horse? They aren’t trained to use farrier tools on themselves that’s for sure! A self-trimming horse is a barefoot horse that wears their hooves naturally, without the intervention of tools to maintain soundness and good hoof function. All wild horses are self-trimming with their hooves varying according to […]

Radius Rasp makes hoof trimming easier

I became aware of the Radius Rasp by Evolutionary Hoofcare recently, and after a few months of trying it, I loved it so much I decided to stock them. The Radius Rasp has passed my ‘Horse Endorsed’ product testing by being a tool that works well for horses and their people, assists with natural horse care, and […]

The Plight of Ponies By Vanessa

At an agricultural field day, I came across a small metal pen housing cute young miniature ponies. Three of them were in a tiny pen and as I got closer I saw they were all for sale. They were grumpy and bored and occasionally one would be aggressive to the other. When they were taken […]

Easy ways to learn hoof care

  Have you ever wanted to learn how to trim your horse’s hooves or keep them tidy between farrier visits? But don’t know where to start? Here are some suggestions, narrowed down from the vast number of courses. Online learning is a great place to start. When you’ve got the basics solid in your mind, […]

Barefoot News

Barefoot Endurance Success Deb Ryan and her horse Karisma, took out 1st Heavy Weight and Best Conditioned at the WA State Champs after 160kms all barefoot, no boots required. Belinda Taylor (ACEHP) started trimming Deb’s horses and says “Deb has been trimming Karisma herself since September last year and doing a fantastic job. She says that […]

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