The Humble Hoof is a podcast for both horse owners and equine professionals, offering discussions into various philosophies on the health of the hoof and soundness of your horse. Each episode we will explore either a topic in regards to the hoof, such as laminitis or navicular, or focus on an interview with a professional in the hoofcare world- whether it's a farrier, trimmer, vet, bodyworker, etc.Please check us out on Facebook, or at thehumblehoof.com.
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How Hoofcare Affects Movement with Dr. Kate Horan
Dr. Kate Horan talks about her study on racehorses, and how various approaches to hoofcare and two different surface options affected the breakover and movement of the horses.
Throwback Episode: Managing the Metabolic Horse
The seasonal rise of ACTH in the fall can throw many PPID horses into laminitis. How can we better manage this? How do we take care of our metabolic horses to prevent laminitis and founder? Dr. Jaini Clougher and Dr. Kathleen Gustafson, both who have worked with ECIR, discuss how to best manage metabolic horses so they can not just survive, but thrive.
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A Day in the Life: Our Favorite Cases
Cristina Brogdon, Jodie Jensen, and Alicia Harlov talk about some of their favorite hoofcare patholoy cases they have worked on and why. Stringhalt, laminitis, navicular, and more are discussed, along with what worked and what didn't!
No Footing, No Horse with Dr. Sarah le Jeune and Christina Rohlf
Dr. Sarah le Jeune and Christina Rohlf discuss footing considerations when it comes to both performance and injury. The discussion dives into recent research on footing factors that affect forces working on the equine limb.
Navigating Lameness Cases with Dr. Sasha Hill and Stuart Muir
Dr. Sasha Hill and Stuart Muir discuss various approaches to lameness including diagnostics, as well as navigating the vet/farrier dynamic when working together. We also discuss case studies where diagnostics helped with soundness recovery.
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Going Pro In Hoofcare: What We Wish We Knew Beforehand
Denys Antonenko, Nicole Jory, and Lisa Mittler all discuss the surprises - both good and bad - that came along with a career change into hoofcare. We discuss various aspects of the job that are difficult, as well as rewarding.
Alicia is so great to listen to. Love hearing her pearls of wisdom.