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Shod to barefoot transition

shod to barefoot comparison

Heres some photos of a mare whose shoes were taken off back in Jun.  She’s very nearly through her transition now;  this shows nicely how her hooves have ‘tightened’ up as the structures of the hoof have strengthened. This mare has been in light work and is kept on pasture and stabled.  She has had bouts of […]

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Successful barefooting; thinking about spring (in midwinter)

I don’t know about you, but I’m thinking about getting my horse ready for lots of fun next year. But as I was picking our her very muddy and slightly thrushy feet today I got thinking about what I need to do to get her ready for spring. Spring means longer days and more riding. But […]

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