Disciplines & Breeds

Explore the various methods, protocols, advice, tips and strategies to tend to the footcare of the various breeds and disciplines.


Farrier Q&A

What horses do you typically provide hoof-care for and what percentage has high-low hooves? How do you manage high-low on these horses?

I provide hoof care to Thoroughbreds, hacks, show jumper, dressage and 3-day eventer horses. About 12% had high-low hooves — here in Australia we call it “grass hoof.” It’s caused by the horse continually only putting one foot forward to feed.
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Shoeing For A Living

Shoeing Show Jumpers in Wellington

John Favicchia shares keys for success when shoeing show jumpers during the Winter Equestrian Festival.
John Favicchia inherited a love of horses from his father, also named John. So passionate about horses, the elder Favicchia moved out of the city and bought a rundown farm in North Salem, N.Y., refurbishing it over several years.
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Wisconsin Equine Clinic

Lexington, Ky., farrier Bobby Menker discusses everyday performance horse shoeing during a hoof-care clinic at Wisconsin Equine Clinic & Hospital in Oconomowoc, Wis.

2016 International Hoof-Care Summit

Take a sneak peek into a sampling of what 2016 International Hoof-Care Summit attendees experienced at our 13th annual event.



The National Cutting Horse Assn. Cutting Futurity and World Finals

Fort Worth, TX
United States
The National Cutting Horse Assn. is hosting the cutting futurity and world finals in Fort Worth. Read More


AAEP Focus on Sports Medicine

University of Colorado
2350 Gillette Dr
Fort Collins, CO
United States
Contact: AAEP
The American Assn. of Equine Practitioners is hosting a summer focus conference on sports medicine in Fort Collins. Read More


The All-American Quarter Horse Congress

Ohio Expo Center
717 E 17th Ave
Columbus, OH
United States
Contact: Ohio Quarter Horse Assn.
The Ohio Quarter Horse Assn. is hosting the All-American Quarter Horse Congress in Columbus. Read More

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