Category: Barefoot Hoof Care

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Hoof Care for Senior Horses

With senior horses, it’s sometimes easy to let hoof care slide. To maybe stretch those farrier visits out a little further. After all, they’re just hanging around the pasture, not doing much of anything. What’s...

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The Problem with High Heels

I’m not a fan of wearing high heels. Sure, I own a pair or two and will put them on for the occasional wedding or other special event, but they’re uncomfortable, and I can...

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What To Do With Those Bars?

I’m back! From teaching that is. But while I’ve been away, I’ve been compiling a list of blog post topic ideas, including some which relate to one of my favorite things to write about:...

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Winter Barefoot Hoof Care

It’s no secret that many horse owners aren’t fond of winter. Cold temperatures, rain, and snow aren’t especially ideal for spending time in the barn or on your horse’s back. Breaking ice in water...

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Who Should Trim Your Horse?

When I met my husband over 20 years ago, he’d recently finished farrier school. So naturally, when we started dating, he took over my horses’ hoof care. It wasn’t long before he realized he...