Dec 24, 2021
Diane Sept, rider, trainer, judge, and lover of smooth gaited horses, talks about various gaited breeds and considerations for their feet. She chats about her affinity for Tennessee Walking Horses, and the effect the show packages used on them have on their hooves and bodies. Mentioned are a variety of gaited...
Dec 10, 2021
Dr. Stephen O'Grady discusses hoof changes seen when
transitioning horses to barefoot. He discusses his approach to
trimming, casting, and barefoot transition. Also discussed are
performances horses currently showing successfully
For more information on the clinic mentioned in the beginning of the episode,...
Nov 26, 2021
Tinia Creamer and Suzanna Johnson talk about some of the biggest hoof issues they see in surrendered and seized horses that come into Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue. They discuss issues such as neglect ("Lack of Farrier" Disease), laminitis, nutrition, grazing safety, and the positive aspects of adopting through...
Nov 12, 2021
Deanna Preis talks about how proper riding and training can
influence soundness and hoof health in both a positive or negative
way. She also discusses resources such as Straightness Training and
her own farm, ShadeTree Stables, to help assess whether your horse
is moving properly or not.
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Oct 22, 2021
Allyssa Stratton, Beth Lynn Lewis, and Michael Linton all join in for an informal chat about characteristics of their favorite clients and horses to work with. We discuss scheduling, horse behavior, communication with owners, and more.