Looking Beyond Frequent Hoof Trimming as the Magic Fix for Hoof Rehab

By Hoof Care Practitioner David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care If you’re struggling with hoof issues, don't fool yourself into thinking that merely trimming more frequently is going to be a magic fix. There’s always a...

Rounding the Corner Part 2

Submitted by David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care This article is a continuation of my previous article, Rounding The Corner. The following photo collage is a good example of how I encourage a lower heel...

Rounding the Corner

Submitted by David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care There are a lot of trim methods out there teaching how to address heel height without mentioning heel shape. The shape of the heels are meant to...

Freedom Movement

Submitted by David Landreville, Landreville Hoof Care Someone recently asked me how to convince their clients to schedule their horse(s) on a shorter trim cycle. One of my clients had this horse's leg bone and...

Positive Changes

Submitted by Sossity Gargiulo, Wild Hearts Hoof Care I was recently asked by EasyCare to write up a few words about our trimming theory and approach. This always ends up being quite difficult to be succinct...

Sound or Insensitive?

Submitted by David Landreville, Guest HCP When I first started trimming I thought the goal was to have horses that could travel barefoot all day over rocks.  Since then I've realized that this is where...

That’s My Story and I’m Stickin’ To It: The Learning Curve

Submitted by David Landreville That's My Story by Collin Raye was a popular song in the 90's. I don't know how many times back then I would hear someone finish their sentence with the line,...

The Illusion of Heel Height

Submitted by David Landreville, Guest HCP Many people don't know this, but horses aren't "stuck with the feet they have". Over time, their feet can be restored and can reach a state where continual development...

How to Achieve Hoof Growth Equilibrium

Horses' hooves are highly regenerative. They are designed to be a sustainable structure that not only lasts a lifetime but improves over time. When the horse's weight is continually and properly balanced over the...

Get the Drift

Submitted by David Landreville, Guest HCP The photos below are the right front foot of a right fore-limb dominant Warmblood. She stands 17h and has size four feet. These photos span five months time. The...

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