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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 13, 2022

Adele Shaw, international mentor, trainer, and creator of The Willing Equine podcast, talks about how to work with horses to have a more positive farrier appointment. She talks about how to begin working with horses with a history of "farrier phobia," horses who struggle to stand well, etc. 

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Apr 29, 2022

Dr. Neal Valk talks about hoof abscesses in horses: what causes them and how to treat them. We discuss how the health of the foot comes into play, and what we can address to prevent abscessing in the future. 

Apr 8, 2022

Matthew Jackson, Mark Johnson, and Robbie Richardson join the podcast for a second time, this time about how horses compensate for less than ideal environment, movement, diet, conformation, etc. How does our trim and approach help address this? When should we leave well enough alone and when should we seek to make...

Mar 25, 2022

Carrie Rule, Kristin Thornberry, Libby Thorman, and Rosemary Zwanenburg join a discussion on hoofcare pricing and the "hidden costs" we don't often think about when running a hoofcare business. Why do we set prices the way we do? Why are cancellations and rescheduling appointments so frustrating? Why is that...

Mar 11, 2022

Dr. Renate Weller talks about the movement of the distal limb, and how hoofcare providers can affect biomechanics. Also addressed are how owners can be proactive about preventing soft tissue injury, and some factors that lead to injury. 

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