The Hoof Care Today Info Pack is a combination of 2 Basic Level information products.
"Hoof Care Today" Book (3rd Edition formerly Titled "New Hope for Soundness")
- Hoof Care Today is a helpful tool for anyone looking for solutions to unsound horses, for horse owners interested in hoof care, or for people looking at starting a career as a hoof care provider. This book covers a basic, common sense approach to understanding good foot function, how to read hoof distortions that can lead to lameness, basic trimming & shoeing guidelines, and an introduction to common lameness issues. Like its predecessor “New Hope for Soundness”, this edition offers a quality foundation for understanding hoof care, without all the fluff. Straight forward, practical, common sense hoof care! (72 Pages)
Table of Contents Reference Appendix - General Hoof Structures - Hoof References - Illustrations/Definitions - Introduction Chapter 1: Wild Horse Research Project Chapter 2: How to Recognize Hoof Distortions Chapter 3: Basic Barefoot Trimming Chapter 4: Basic Shoeing Protocol Chapter 5: Common Lameness Issues Chapter 6: Conclusions & Guidance Additional Resources Provide by the E.L.P.O. - Hoof Mapping Protocol - Locating the Dimple in the Back of the Foot - E.L.P.O. Hoof Distortion Evaluation Protocol Also Available - "Hoof Care Today" Download Version - "Hoof Care Today" Paperback Book
"Essential Hoof Care" DVD
- A Horse Owner’s Guide to Preventing Lameness & Improving Performance. If you have heard from your vet or farrier that your horse "doesn’t grow heel", stumbles because he is lazy, over reaches or shows signs of Navicular Syndrome then you need to see this video. You’ll learn what these issues really mean and how you may be able to correct them. You’ll also learn why it is important for your horse to land heel first. The purpose of the frog and what a healthy frog looks like. How to determine the correct point of breakover for your horse, and why all of this is so important to performance, long term soundness and much, much more. (50 Minutes)
* A Bonus "Information DVD" or "Information Flyers" Will Accompany the Info Pack as well!