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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. 

Please check us out on Facebook, or at thehumblehoof.com

 

Intro/Outro Song Credit: b song by San Holo

 

May 14, 2021

Dr. Simon Curtis, farrier, speaker, and author from the UK, talks about his journey into hoofcare and his PhD. He also discusses foal hoof balance and trimming, dynamic balance versus static balance, racehorses, and hoof growth. 
Use the code HUMBLEHOOF to get 25% off his upcoming webinar (May 20, 2021). 

For his books,...


Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Tomas Teskey talks about how a horse's tooth balance can affect their movement, soundness, and even hoof wear. He discusses ways to improve their tooth wear and the health of the horse in general. 
His book Insight to Equus is available at insighttoequus.com.


Apr 9, 2021

Dr. Sara Malone of Rutgers University discusses her research findings on natural asymmetry in the horse hoof and distal limb. She also mentions possible correlations between shoeing, rest, and turn out on hoof health and conformation. 

For more information, see: https://animalsciences.rutgers.edu/faculty/malone/


Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Lauren Schnabel discusses soft tissue injuries in the hoof capsule and steps owners and hoofcare providers can take to help with rehabilitation. This includes ways we can prevent these injuries from occurring in the first place. 

Also discussed in activities such as those in "Activate Your Horse's Core" by Hilary...


Feb 26, 2021

Nick and Ralitsa Hill have traveled the world and trimmed horses and other hooved animals in all kinds of environments. Here they talk about what factors seems to affect hoof health the most, and what considerations there are based on environment. 

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