Naked Horse

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  • Contact us for interest in clinics
  • Cost $375 for the 2 days or $195/day

Clinic Information


Our 3 Steps to soundness have proven to us time and time again, that by trimming

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1. to attain correct skeletal alignment through correct heel height ( achieved over a period of time)
2. restoring hoof function and getting hoof mechanism to work by  removing "overgrown" bar ( often called dead sole ) 3. taking control of the white line by rasping excess hoof wall away and preventing separation issues.

3. taking control of the white line by rasping excess hoof wall away and preventing separation issues.
We can have the horse walking on the hoof properly using his heels and sole, as other mammals do.

First Day

9am-1pm - Theory and then a dissection of cadaver hooves ( when able) , to understand the anatomy and physiology of the hoof AND Hoof mechanism by showing how the blood flows through the hoof.  A horse IS  trimmed to show how the trim works, and why it works

Lunch . Discussion of the tools of the trim

William trims a horse showing the practical side of the theory that we will ask the horse how much to trim off. LESS IS MORE.

Trimming horses.  we usually trim one half of a hoof so that the student can copy the work by understanding what is being done and then they can do the other 3 feet under constant supervision as required.

Second day

More Trimming and  OVERVIEW OF PROCEDURES; KNIFE SHARPENING, CARE WITH HORSES, HANDLING HOOVES ETC.

Knives,rasps and books can be purchased on the day

MAY THE HORSE BE WITH YOU

 

 

 
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