Tag Archives: exercise

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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Paddock Paradise – the start

An exciting day week – the track system/paddock paradise is up and running!! And the horses are on it (and currently boast a one to one overnight to break out ratio…) Its taken longer than I’d hoped to get the fence up as we had to figure out a way of getting the electricity to the […]

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Its more than a trim, innit

Equine Podiatry - trimming a little one

There’s been a lot of traffic on facebook amongst trimmers recently due to a bit of a scare about a potential law change (for more information see the ‘Right to trim’ page). It appears that the situation isn’t as dire as first feared but it does seem likely that, at some time in the future […]

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An Equine Podiatrist looks at the whole horse -why??

Impacts on the hoof

As an Equine Podiatrist we look at all the elements of the horses lifestyle that might impact on how healthy their hooves are.  We call this a ‘whole horse’ approach. When you think about it there are a surprising amount of things that can show up in the feet – here’s a few.. Diet.  Is […]

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