73 episodes

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.

Intro/Outro Song Credit: b song by San Holo
https://open.spotify.com/track/3M2UGK6F3Wa0mDIUlFkfWq?si=usCPsqbsRsiPlCLXLmtEiA

The Humble Hoof Alicia Harlov

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

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.

Intro/Outro Song Credit: b song by San Holo
https://open.spotify.com/track/3M2UGK6F3Wa0mDIUlFkfWq?si=usCPsqbsRsiPlCLXLmtEiA

    No Footing, No Horse with Dr. Sarah le Jeune and Christina Rohlf

    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. 

    • 29 min
    Navigating Lameness Cases with Dr. Sasha Hill and Stuart Muir

    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. 

    For more info, see:
    thenaep.com

    • 49 min
    Going Pro In Hoofcare: What We Wish We Knew Beforehand

    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. 

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Body's Role in Hoof Issues with Celeste Lazaris

    The Body's Role in Hoof Issues with Celeste Lazaris

    Celeste-Leilani Lazaris talks about how the body can affect movement, hoof balance, and soundness. She focuses on the thoracic sling and surrounding soft tissue and some approaches she takes to get horses with weak necks, backs, etc. to a level of comfort in order to grow better balanced hooves, allowing for healthier angles. Celeste talks about the results she sees using the Balanced Through Movement Method. 
    For more info, see: 
    www.wildmagicllc.com

    • 46 min
    The Genetic Side of Metabolic Syndrome and Laminitis with Dr. Elaine Norton

    The Genetic Side of Metabolic Syndrome and Laminitis with Dr. Elaine Norton

    Dr. Elaine Norton discusses her extensive research into the heritability of equine metabolic syndrome in various breeds of horses, and how that relates to the risk of endocrinopathic laminitis - which makes up 80-90% of laminitis cases. This discussion focuses on her study with Welsh ponies and Morgan horses, but also breaches into her new research involving Arabian Horses, and more. 

    For more information, email elainenorton@arizona.edu

    • 31 min
    Boot Fitting for Professionals with Sara Hunt

    Boot Fitting for Professionals with Sara Hunt

    Sara Hunt, hoofcare provider and boot fit expert based in San Diego, CA, talks about incorporating boot fitting and sales into a hoofcare business. We discuss boot brands, tips and tricks for finding the right fit for the horse, how to charge for fitting sessions, and more! 
    For more info, see:
    spectrumequine.com

    • 46 min

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