"Mike Hughes a trainer from California has now developed the first of its kind - a 2-Step Training Program to teach your horse not to crib. Mike has spent 8 years studying cribbers, developing this program. He has successfully trained…"
Because Of LoveByNancy A. Kaiser“In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals; for Tirawa, the One Above, did not speak directly to man. He sent certain animals to tell men that he showed himself through the beasts, and that from them, and from the stars and the sun and the moon, man should learn. Tirawa spoke to man through his works.” Pawnee Chief Letakota-Lesa spoke these words in 1904. This is the story of one such animal. Although she only lived for four…See More
"Well said Sam!! I too, wonder how these coaches stay in the business when they treat their pupils sub-humanly. My philosophy is a mirror image of what you have so eloquently written here. Cheers Geoffrey"
"I ride a barefoot mare (not mine), and everytime I ride her I use the hoof knife a little on her sole and rasp down her toes. Since I am too weak to use the hoof-clippers, this is the only way I can keep up with the toe growth. I depend on the…"
"What a timely topic for me! I recently bought a horse site unseen, that has a club foot. I am so frustrated as hte vet doing the prepurchase exam just told me he had high heels due to a bad trim. I had already signed an agreement to buy unless the…"
""Hello" Lumi, I read your question about Club Feet not sure of the answer. The Foot Doctor should be able to answer it you want to shoot him an email his email address is in the blog post. Thank you for your comment we are interested to…"
"I read your post with great interest because my OTTB (the bay in the pic) is a clubber. [We fondly call it his "elf foot."] I've read that these structural deformities occur when they're young and sometimes can be reversed while…"
"True club feet (where the bone structure has modified over time) can be tough to manage sound......shoes force concusion onto already compromised tissue. My best luck has been pad/boot on properly trimmed hoof (getting the heel down/frog involved)…"
Hello my friends. Would like to thank everyone who comments on these articles, i'm glad to hear they make a difference in your comprehension of your horse's feet.Today i want to touch on Club feet / the club footed horse. It's quite common to see clubby feet , can't say i've ever seen rear feet with the condition so it's pretty safe to say club feet occur on the front feet as a rule. Though extreme clubby feet can cause problems the good news is i've shod quite a few club footed horses that…See More