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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 8, 2021

Ross Keller, donkey and mule hoofcare instructor with ELPO (Equine Lameness and Prevention Organization), talks about how donkey feet and behavior differs from horses. He mentions ways we can best gain donkeys trust to safely and effectively trim them, as well as what landmarks and guidelines we can use to properly...

Dec 24, 2020

Mike McClure, an exotic animal care consultant and elephant trimmer, talks in this episode about the similarities and differences between elephant feet and horse hooves. Just like with horses, conformation, movement and weight bearing all play a role in how they are trimmed. 

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Dec 11, 2020

Wendy Murdoch discusses her Sure Foot balance pads. She talks about proprioception, movement, and posture, and how horse owners and hoofcare providers can utilize balance pads during rehab.

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Nov 27, 2020

Kristin Thornberry talks about the various reasons why a horse might have trouble standing for their hoofcare appointments, and ways that owners and hoofcare providers can help the horse become more comfortable to make for a successful appointment. 

Also in this episode: Casey Sexton, Ruth De Gennaro, Jeff Newnham, Beth...

Nov 13, 2020

Yogi Sharp talks about various studies that have affected the way he approaches his shoeing and hoofcare, as well as what owners can notice to see if their horse is moving in a good direction in regards to hoof health. Yogi also discusses what we should strive for in a healthy hoof. 

For more information, see The Equine...