Category: Barefoot Hoof Care

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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...