Tagged: barefoot trim

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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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Trimming the Sole of the Hoof

It occurred to me that many people don’t know exactly what should be trimmed and what should be left alone on the sole of the hoof. Of course, I know there are different opinions...

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Barefoot Trim Frequency

(Header Image courtesy of Penzance Holistic Horse) In a perfect world, my horses would live in a huge pasture with varied terrain and plenty of rocks. Sparse, desert-type grasses would cover the ground, and...

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The Mustang Roll

The Mustang Roll.  No, it’s not some type of fancy maneuver that only feral horses can do.  It’s what we barefoot trimmers call the rounded finish we add to the bottom of the hoof...

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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...