Trail Savvy: Five Ways to be a Better Client for Your Farrier

Trail Savvy: Five Ways to be a Better Client for Your Farrier
Photo Courtesy Robert Eversole

A Great Farrier is a Horse Owner’s Best Friend My mule Ellie kicked my farrier, Alex. It was a stark reminder of my oversight as I hadn’t upheld my end of the bargain and had neglected to train her appropriately. That was a few years ago, and I’ve learned a …

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Media Barn Book Review: Shoeing the Modern Horse

Shoeing the Modern Horse
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The Horse Owner’s Guide to Farriery and Hoof Care By Steven Kraus with Katie Navarra Horses’ hooves are integral to their overall health, their athletic ability, and ultimately, their longevity. But not all horses are the same. The individual needs of each horse require an understanding of responsible, informed hoofcare …

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New & Noteworthy: HandsOn Gloves Introduces New Hoof Pick

HandsOn Hoof Pick

HandsOn Gloves, a family-owned company that develops animal and gardening care products, expands its multi-award-winning product line with the introduction of its new Hoof Pick. The HandsOn Hoof Pick features an ergonomic, ambidextrous handle that allows for a comfortable grip, making it easier to remove debris, including tough-packed mud and …

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HOOF ABSCESSES EXPLAINED

hoof abscesses
A simplified view of the equine hoof to help visualize the structures involved in this process. Photo Credit: AAEP

Sooner or later, nearly all horse owners will deal with a hoof abscess. But what does “hoof abscess” actually mean? Although most commonly seen during the wet winter and spring months, hoof abscesses can plague horses year-round and usually occur when debris and bacteria enter the foot through hoof cracks …

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Natural Horsemanship Clinic to be held in Dillon, Montana in September, Focus on Global Education

“The Natural Horsemanship Revolution” Conference & Film Festival at the Montana Center For Horsemanship Features in Depth Saddle Analysis & Innovations in Professional Hoof Care Dillon, Montana, June 9, 2022 — “The Natural Horsemanship Revolution” September 8-10, hosted by the Montana Center for Horsemanship focusing on a global understanding of natural horsemanship, …

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