Thin Soles -- Not a good thing!

Thin Soles -- Not a good thing!

Well, I’ve mentioned several times about how too-low heels or non-existent heels will cause thinning of the soles with collapse of the hoof. The a...

THRUSH and other NASTIES in the HEELS

THRUSH and other NASTIES in the HEELS

If ya got horse, ya got thrush somewhere along the line. I don’t know of any horse, out of thousands with which I’ve worked over the years, that d...

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...

Heels First ...

Heels First ...

Heels first ... heels down (riding), heel-first landing (horse's loading of hoof), tap with your heels (riding), heels ... FIRST (health of hooves)...

So, What's Next?

So, What's Next?

 So, What's Next?  We talked about the nutrition for the horse and his hooves last week, last blog.   Is that THE most important thing to keep hors...