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 […]
Paddock Paradise is catching on around the world and this site has the most comprehensive information that I’ve come across. Its a place where you can add info/photos/video of your paddock paradise and access info from many others including topics such as slow feeders, challenges, layouts/designs, FAQ’s and more. This site also has the most […]
Thanks to Stevley Park and the Australian Equine Barefoot Movement for permission to use this diagram. You can also find many more examples of tracks on my Paddock Track board on Pinterest here.
OK, well it started off being about water. I was aware of the Jaime Jackson paddock paradise concept, because I had done some reading, and heard others talk about it, but I always assumed it would be too difficult or too expensive, and I wasn’t really sure what the benefits would be other than warm […]
We have set up track about 4months ago I guess, been working well, in fact I think its could be the best thing we have ever done for our horses. We are lucky in that the perimiter of our property (about 1.5klm) is where most of our trees are and our dam and bush areas. […]
Another ‘project’ of mine is to find better ways of providing a more natural environment for my horses to live in, that fulfils their physical and emotional needs. This led me to offering my two herds to be part of a study on how much movement a horse does in a typical daily domestic situation. […]