The Importance of Circulation for Barefoot Horses

The Importance of Circulation for Barefoot Horses When it comes to looking at nutrition in horses, the circulation is very rarely mentioned. It’s not uncommon for fundamental things to be overlooked. They just keep going quietly in the background so it’s just too easy to forget they’re even there. If we were trying to build […]

Does The Camera Lie?

Wonky photo

Does The Camera Lie? We’ve all seen a photo of a friend at some point and hardly recognised them because they really don’t look like that. It can be the same with hooves. Hooves can be baffling to photograph. If the camera angle isn’t right the hoof can look completely different in real life compared […]

The Importance of Digestion for Barefoot Horses

Importance of digestion for barefoot horses

Importance of Digestion for Barefoot Horses Digestion is an Essential Part of Nutrition When it comes to delivering nutrition to the body, effective digestion is essential. Whatever a horse ingests is a source of nutrition. That means what they eat, drink (and breathe). Getting the right thing into the mouth is only a small part […]

The Importance of Nutrition for Barefoot Horses

Nutrition for Barefoot Horses

The Importance of Nutrition for Barefoot Horses Why is There An Obsession with Nutrition for Barefoot Horses? Ask anyone, if you’re going barefoot with your horse, you’re going to need to look into the diet.  But why is that?  Why is diet more important for barefoot horses than shod ones? While it often looks that […]

Dry Brittle Hooves: Which Product is Best?

Dry Brittle Hooves

Dry Brittle Hooves: Which Product is Best? There seems to be a lot of advice around about whether or not hoof oil and hoof moisturisers are good for hooves. Some people swear by hoof oils, others swear against them. Let’s look at what’s happening and why, and see if we can’t get a little crazy […]

The Great Natural Horse Keeping Hoax

Natural Horse Keeping

The Great Natural Horse Keeping Hoax We’re all aiming to keep our horses as naturally as possible, but is that really the best thing for them? Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of keeping horses naturally. My horses are turned out 24/7, I use herbs where possible, avoid drugs unless absolutely necessary, we’re […]

The REAL Difference: Farrier Trim vs Barefoot Trim

Farrier Trim vs Barefoot Trim

The REAL Difference:Farrier Trim vs Barefoot Trim One of the first questions everyone asks when considering removing shoes and ‘going barefoot’ is ‘What’s the difference between a farrier trim and a barefoot trim?’ It’s a fair question, but it’s also a question that makes my brain melt a little bit. There’s nothing wrong with the […]

Why I Built Barefoot Horse Info

Barefoot Horse Info

Why I Built Barefoot Horse Info Barefoot Horse Info… What’s that all about then, hey? Back in August Eddie Linehan from Thunderbrook Feeds was expressing his frustration in the Barefoot Horse Owners Group that there wasn’t a single point of contact where people could get information on trimmers. It wasn’t by any means an original […]

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