Many years ago Sharon and I decided to drive to Glen Rose, TX to visit the Fossil Rim Wildlife Center. As it states on their website, The Fossil Rim Wildlife Center exists to aid in the conservation of animal species under the threat of extinction in the wild. The experience was fascinating and if you’re ever in Texas it’s a great place to visit. It’s also a place you can put on your list for donations each year. [Read more…]
I love the saying “our eyes are the windows to our souls.”
Let’s take that a step further and say, “Our horses’ hooves are the windows to their bodies.”
In a previous natural hoof care articles, I discussed the importance of looking at the horse from a whole-body standpoint.
In those articles, I mentioned that the hoof is a by-product of most everything else that’s going on in the body.
Pearl at a Pete Ramey Clinic in 2006
In our Natural Hoof Care series I have covered several different “getting started” points of view.
Stephanie Trimming a Client’s Horse in 2006
This is the first article in a series on getting started with natural hoof care. I’m going to start with this as an introduction. Then the “getting started” articles below follow:
- Natural hoof care for the traditional farrier
- Natural hoof care for the horse owner
- Natural hoof care for the horse owner who has a laminitic or foundered horse
Each article will be related but will focus on those specific topics.