Catherine Larose (servicesequus.com) has been trimming professionally for 12 years in the Montreal, Quebec area. Along with her friend, trimmer Maia Chaput, they have created Metta Equus, teaching horse owners to identify, understand and prevent precursors to lameness. They offer theory and practical clinics and are currently working on developing online courses. Metta Equus aims to increase your understanding and awareness of your horse’s needs, thereby empowering you to participate in raising standards of care and quality of life through a preventive, whole-picture perspective. By providing these resources, Metta Equus empowers people to make educated and informed decisions about the care of their horses. To organize a clinic in your area, visit mettaequus.com.