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Clicker training for hoof handling

If your horse needs help with hoof handling manners, clicker training can create positive associations and responses in a safe and calm manner. It’s been almost...

Pepper: A laminitis case study

In the rehabilitation process from laminitis, things often seem to get worse before they get better. Let’s take a walk through Pepper’s journey from...

Laminitis — case study

If dealing with laminitis and founder in your horse is starting to feel hopeless, MdF’s successful rehabilitation may give you some inspiration and new...

Hoof dressing

Many people love to put hoof dressing on their horses’ hooves – it makes them feel like they are doing something good for their...

Understanding hoof physiology

You can learn a lot about your horse's health and background just by looking at his hoof physiology. Can you really learn about your horse's...

Learning to go barefoot

This barefoot school takes a whole-horse approach to education and hoof care. Chris Jonason first tried bare hoof trimming 11 years ago, after purchasing a...

Growing your own medicinal herbs

Learn how you can start your own medicinal herb garden and which herbs are best for your horse. Before horses were domesticated, they roamed free...

Heart of the Hoof

Through most of human history, people believed the horse’s hoof was nothing more than a solid block with little, if any, feeling in it....

Solutions for Scratches and Rain Rot

When it comes to nasty conditions like scratches and rain rot, prevention is better than the cure! Scratches and rain rot are no fun for...

Hoof Bruises

Hoof bruises can look alarming, but may not be a reason to worry. The equine hoof is a marvelous piece of anatomy. It is made to...