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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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Jan 27, 2023

When you have a career with horses, it can be life-altering to get injured. At the least, it can mean unpaid time off work to recover, and at the worst, it can mean the end to your career. So how do you cope, physically and emotionally, after a tragic event? 
Heather Wu, a hoofcare provider in KY, talks about her...

Jan 13, 2023

Dr. Craig Lesser, vet podiatrist at Rood and Riddle in Lexington, KY, shares his insight into how to deal with keratomas and chronic hoof abscessing. We discuss maggot debridement, surgery, antibiotics, and more. 

Nov 11, 2022

Dr. Kate Horan talks about her study on racehorses, and how various approaches to hoofcare and two different surface options affected the breakover and movement of the horses. 

Oct 26, 2022

The seasonal rise of ACTH in the fall can throw many PPID horses into laminitis. How can we better manage this? How do we take care of our metabolic horses to prevent laminitis and founder? Dr. Jaini Clougher and Dr. Kathleen Gustafson, both who have worked with ECIR, discuss how to best manage metabolic horses so they...

Oct 14, 2022

Cristina Brogdon, Jodie Jensen, and Alicia Harlov talk about some of their favorite hoofcare patholoy cases they have worked on and why. Stringhalt, laminitis, navicular, and more are discussed, along with what worked and what didn't!