Shoefree Natural Hoof Care

For performance without shoes
 

Please note – I’m no longer taking on any clients but if you would like some advice then please contact me on info@shoefree.co.uk

Go Barefoot for…

Improved hoof health & circulation
More surefooted & better traction

More efficient shock absorption

No shoes lost before a competition!

Liz regularly hunts with her barefoot horses – Tara, Indie & Joker

Tara out hunting in March 2008 showing that not only can you hunt barefoot but you can swim barefoot too! Tara passed away in 2019 aged 28.

Hoof Care Resources

UKNHCPwww.uknhcp.org

Sarah Braithwaite – some good information on her track system  www.performancebarefoot.co.uk

Nic Barker – lots of examples of working barefoot horses www.rockleyfarm.co.uk

Pete Rameywww.hoofrehab.com

Paige Poss –  www.ironfreehoof.com

Majorie Smith – lots of shoefree pictures and useful information www.barefoothorse.com

Feeding

Dr Kellon is a US vet and runs some fantastic online courses that teach you how to analyse your horse’s diet and create bespoke supplements. You will be amazed what the horse feed manufacturer’s in the UK don’t tell you! There are specialist courses for metabolic issues and using food as therapy.

Kathryn Watt – a gold-mine of information about feeding the laminitic horse or pony www.safergrass.org

Clare MacLoad is an independent nutritionist and author, she also does private consultations www.equinenutritionist.co.uk

Other Interesting Sites

Ben Hart – on horse handling and shaping plans www.hartshorsemanship.com

Mary Wanless – the biomechanics of riding www.marywanless.com

Equine Touch is a system of deep relaxation and is a cross between massage and accupressure www.theequinetouchuk.com

Shoefree Natural Hoof Care is a trading name of E. Chapman Ltd, a company registered in England under company number 5790337. Registered office: Clearways, Colley Way, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 9JH. Copyright E. Chapman Limited 2018.