How to start on your barefoot journey
It isn’t difficult! Just Follow our steps!
Do your research on barefoot horse keeping, make use of our articles section, learn what a truly healthy hoof is and how its achieved. Diet, Trim, Stimulus!
Adjust diet to high fibre, low sugar and starch. improve environment if possible, treat any visible infection in the hooves
Choose the right time to remove shoes as for some horses transition can take a while
Get in touch with us, and we can help you on your journey to barefoot soundness!
We’ll teach you how to get rock crunching sound barefoot hooves and improve your horses athletic capabilities!
The horse has the innate ability to heal himself provided the environment is conducive. With the right nutrition, trim and stimulus you can achieve truly healthy hooves that can cope with the demands of domestication and riding ! (See inset right video, barefoot gallop on old harrys rocks, Dorset)
Hoofcare Video Lessons can be found here
Good day despite the rain, ponies had their visit from Sorcha their own Equine podiatrist and pedicure lady. All behaved really well and enjoy their treatments.''
Sorcha is patient and kind with our older horse major, he used to have horribly flared and flat feet that cracked and chipped away. With the Applied Equine Podiatry method his hooves have improved no end developing big healthy frogs and thick crack free walls.''
Applied equine podiatry is empowering for us owners who really want to be involved with our horses hoof health, watching the improvements is rewarding and addictive. With my trimmers support and advice I feel confident I am doing the best for my horse.”