Hoof Care

The saying “no hoof, no horse” is spot on. A horse with bad feet cannot be expected to perform to the best of their ability, especially over a longer period of time. They might not be able to do certain things or might be more prone to injury long term. Luckily there is plenty of hoof care available to keep them in the best condition we can.

Specialising in thoroughbreds, we have seen our fair share of poor feet. We have also seen lots of methods on how to improve and maintain them. So get our top tips on everything hoof related, from nutrition to good practice to seasonal hoof care.

new shoes for scottie after possible navicular pain scare

In case you’ve missed all the latest Scottie news, we are currently suffering with a bit of a mystery lameness. The lovely non practicing vet at my yard has been incredibly helpful and has looked at him multiple times and…

farrier painting

This this heatwave, our horse’s hooves are suffering. They are dry, cracking and out growing their shoes very quickly. Needless to say there are daily posts on my social media of people sharing photos and asking for advice and I…