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The Way To A Healthy Barefoot Horse


Hooves can heal even after being in bad condition for a long time (as shown here on a horse with chronic laminitis). Independently of a horse’s age, new hoof horn material is constantly being produced and by utilizing the trimming method by Jochen Biernat it is possible to grow a sound hoof. The duration of the healing process varies and depends on the condition of the hoof preceding the treatment. Correct trimming intervals are the decisive factor for the success of this method.

Does your horse need shoes?

Metal shoes provide protection from abrasion when the abrasion rate exceeds the rate at which the hoof can grow new horn material. This condition was common in the past and occurred when horses were used for hard labour for many hours a day presenting shoeing as an indispensable option. Today many horse owners have come

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