Category: Barefoot Hoof Care

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Learning from Pete Ramey

It’s not every day that you get to have Pete Ramey out to your place to teach you about barefoot trimming, but that’s just what happened earlier this week.  I have to say that...

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The Hooves Don’t Lie

Sometimes, while I’m out doing horsey chores or riding, a phrase or title for a blog post will just pop into my head.  Such was the case earlier this week.  This is what came...

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The ‘Less is More’ Barefoot Trim

There’s one main problem with barefoot or natural trimming as I see it–and that’s the fact that some trimmers try to do too much in one trim.  Sure, they’re well-meaning, but they have this...

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Trimming Your Own Horses

If you’ve been following The Naturally Healthy Horse for any length of time, then you know that I love to write about the benefits of allowing horses to be barefoot.   But of course, as...

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Underrun Heels in Horses

For years, we fought what seemed to be a never-ending battle with underrun heels on my gelding, Hershey.  Every time my husband would shoe him, he would remark on what bad feet he had.  Like...