Category: Barefoot Hoof Care

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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...

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Fungus-Busting Hoof Soaks

Fungus is not our friend. Well, unless it’s a tasty cremini or portobello mushroom (sautéed or grilled, of course!). But fungus and other detrimental microbes in our horses feet are definitely not something to...

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Hoof Bar Health: New Book Excerpt

Hoof Bar Health The following is an excerpt from The Essential Hoof Book by Susan Kauffmann and Christina Cline, reprinted with permission from Trafalgar Square Books.   The bars on the bottom of the...

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10 Misconceptions About Barefoot

Every time I write or post a barefoot-related article, I seem to get a wide range of comments. Many are supportive, but occasionally someone is not. And while I usually don’t care to debate...