Trimming and balancing hooves is important but it is not the only secret to a sound barefoot horse. Applied Equine Podiatry brings all that together: it is
Whole Horse Hoof Care.
Good Horse Care Is Essential...
how you keep your horse
The environment the horse lives in has a huge impact on the overall equine health, mental health, hoof health and therefore on performance. Providing a good environment
requires knowledge about the needs of an equine.
what you feed
We all are what we eat! A species appropriate diet is essential
for horse health, a content horse and of course a good coat and hooves.
Read on here
about horse nutrition.
how you treat their feet
Correct hoof balance impacts on gait and performance of the horse. Regular hoof care is essential for correct hoof growth.
how you exercise your horse
All horses need exercise. Correct exercise and horse training that is in line with the horses' physical condition will prevent damage to muscles, tendons and ligaments and bones.
even saddle fit
Badly fitting tack is very damaging to a horse. It causes pain, atrophied muscles, bad behavior, etc..
and general health matters
To keep your horse healthy you have to know about parasite control, horse diseases, vaccinations and general horse care.
will impact on your equine's health and hooves and therefore on performance