the apex of the hoof

The Apex of the Hoof

The Apex is another landmark that can be used to determine several things about the overall well-being of the hoof but first one must know, exactly...

Exactly What is a Hoof?

Exactly What is a Hoof?

An excerpt from 10 Secrets to Healthy Hooves by Gwenyth Santagate. Available for KINDLE or as pdf E-book:  "Hooves are always adapting to the envir...

More on BARS

More on BARS

 OK, to trim or not to trim the bars of the Equine Hoof?  That seems to be a highlighted question nowadays.  I've addressed just what the bars are ...

Where, Oh Where, is the P3?

Where, Oh Where, is the P3?

This is an article I wrote back in 2013 for a national publication on Equine Hooves, "The Horse's Hoof".  I thought since we've been talking about ...

Hittin' up the Bars ...

Hittin' up the Bars ...

A seamless fit ... the walls to the heels to the bars. They're all connected and all have a unique assignment as to support of the horse during w...