Category: Barefoot Hoof Care


10 Questions to Ask a Barefoot Trimmer

The following article is written by Joe Camp, author of the best-selling book, The Soul of a Horse–Life Lessons from the Herd.  Joe is also a film writer, producer, director, passionate speaker, and the man behind...


Hoof Flares in Horses

This post has been adapted from my previous blog, The Handy Horse Owner. We’ve likely all seen a horse with a hoof flare–an outward bending of the hoof wall.  It seems that flares have become increasingly common on domestic horses today, but...


The Benefits of Going Barefoot with Horses

For years, my husband, who attended farrier school in his late teens, would tell me I didn’t need shoes on my horses. I was convinced that I did. So we made a lop-sided compromise–we kept them shod...