Jun 24, 2022
Terri Beecher talks about how incorrect saddle fit can inhibit movement and ultimately affect hoof balance and soundness. Also discussed are considerations in saddle fit for weaker backs, and adjustments that can be made as a horse is getting back into work.
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Jun 10, 2022
Sara Hunt, PHCP member and hoofcare provider, talks about tips and tricks for fitting hoof boots on less-than-perfect hooves. We talk about how to know your hoof boots fit well, how to adjust them for better retention, how to ensure a proper break in period, how to prevent rubs, and more.
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May 27, 2022
Carey Russ, Hannah Darpoe, Tayla Pierce-Hart and Laura Koskenmaki
join a discussion about their horses' navicular diagnoses,
prognoses, and how they rehabbed them back to full soundness and
even competition without maintenance NSAIDs, injections, or
They discuss how their views on navicular changed...
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.