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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

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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

    Support for Owners and Professionals: The Importance of Continuing Education with PHCP

    Support for Owners and Professionals: The Importance of Continuing Education with PHCP

    PHCP mentors and board members Leslie Carrig, Jeannean Mercuri, Christina Krueger, and Maia Chaput chat about various topics in hoofcare education. The discussion starts with ways owners can feel empowered in choosing a hoofcare provider they feel comfortable with, and continues to various education opportunities and the benefits of being in a hoofcare organization. 

    For more info, see:
    progressivehoofcare.org

    • 41 min
    Recognizing Hoof Soreness In Training with Jec Ballou

    Recognizing Hoof Soreness In Training with Jec Ballou

    Jec Ballou, host of "Best Horse Practices" podcast and author of the "101 Exercises.." books, discusses potential clues that a horse in training might be struggling with sore feet. She discusses both behavioral issues and improper muscle development that might stem from hidden lameness. We also talk about exercises to work through body compensations from footsoreness. 
    For more information, see: 
    www.jecballou.com

    • 34 min
    Hoof Boots: What You Need to Know with Sara Hunt

    Hoof Boots: What You Need to Know with Sara Hunt

    Sara Hunt, PHCP member and hoofcare provider, talks about hoof boots and how to decide on the right boot for your horse. Also discussed is fitting issues with "wonky" feet, how to assess the best fit, and riding boots versus therapy boots. Stay tuned for another episode on tips and tricks with fitting hoof boots to come!

    To contact Sara for help with booting, see her website at www.spectrumequine.com

    • 44 min
    Hoof Injuries: What Your Vet Wants You to Know with Dr. Sara Cook

    Hoof Injuries: What Your Vet Wants You to Know with Dr. Sara Cook

    Dr. Sara Cook of Black Brook Veterinary Services talks about hoof injuries and acute lameness. In this discussion, she mentions when to call the vet and what can be dealt with at home by the owner. We also take a side track into laminitis, and what the owner can do when dealing with a laminitic horse. 

    For more info, see: 
    www.blackbrookvet.com

    • 36 min
    Barefoot Showjumping with Lacy Stormes

    Barefoot Showjumping with Lacy Stormes

    Lacy Stormes talks about her journey into competing her performance horses barefoot in the professional showjumping world. She talks about management, considerations in trimming, and how she keeps her horses sound and moving well. 

    For more information, see: 

    https://www.facebook.com/LacyStormesBarefootShowjumping

    • 40 min
    Track System Life: Bethan Summers of Gawsworth Track Livery

    Track System Life: Bethan Summers of Gawsworth Track Livery

    Bethan Summers talks about her journey into opening a rehab livery yard boarding facility, and how track systems have benefitted the horses that she has taken in. She also discusses the various kinds of cases she has seen rehabilitated with a track system lifestyle. 
    For more information, see: 
    www.facebook.com/gawsworthtracklivery

    • 40 min

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