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The Humble Hoof is a podcast for both horse owners and equine professionals, offering discussions into various philosophies on the health of the hoof and soundness of your horse.

Each episode we will explore either a topic in regards to the hoof, such as laminitis or navicular, or focus on an interview with a professional in the hoofcare world- whether it's a farrier, trimmer, vet, bodyworker, etc. 

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May 27, 2020

In this episode, I speak with Shannon Peters, a dressage trainer who has taken horses through Grand Prix and PSG barefoot. Shannon talks about her motivation to take her upper level dressage horses barefoot and how she maintains sound, healthy performance feet. 

Also in this episode is her hoofcare provider,...

May 8, 2020

In episode 18 of The Humble Hoof, Dr. Robert Bowker talks about his research into the caudal hoof through decades of microscopic study and dissection. He delves into his ideas on trimming to improve the caudal hoof, and how long toes affect the internal anatomy. 

Dr. Bowker has many published studies available publicly...

Mar 30, 2020

In this episode, Sam Austin of Red Horse Products answers questions about what might cause thrush and white line disease in horses, and how we can safely treat it without affecting healthy tissue. Also in this episode, Joe Sexton, a microbiologist that has taken an interest in fungi and bacteria on the horse's...

Mar 9, 2020

This episode is the lameness history and rehab strategies for my own personal gelding, Vinnie. A BLM Mustang, Vinnie has a history of navicular bone damage, bilateral front lameness, DDFT tears, as well as other pathology in the caudal hoof, and hock arthritis. In this episode, I speak with various farriers,...

Feb 16, 2020

In this episode, Monique Craig of EponaMind in Paso Robles, California talks about how Epona's MetronMind software has allowed them to watch for various trends in hoof radiographs. She discusses what they have come to look for when watching for mediolateral balance as well as HPA, and what we might consider as we...