Equine Hoof Care Workshops

PROMOTING RESPONSIBLE HOOF CARE


Would you like to understand more about your horse’s hooves?

This workshop invites you to spend a day gaining insights about how a horses foot functions and the ingredients that make up a healthy foot.

It also aims to give you a clearer picture of the complexities of the many aspects related to foot health and the ability to recognise healthy hooves and what you can do to achieve them.

Questions welcome throughout the day.

 

PROGRAMME (Dates and Venues below)

09.30 – 10.00
Cup of tea and introductions

10.00 – 12.00
Basic hoof anatomy and function
Recognising healthy hooves
Common problems affecting hoof health

12.00 – 1.00
Bring and share lunch

1.00 – 2.15
Laminitis
Metabolic Issues and how to avoid them

2.15 – 2.30
Tea break

2.30 – 4.00
Diet – the key to healthy hooves
Environment and lifestyle – how they affect the hooves
SUMMARY

£35 per person

Tea, coffee and biscuits provided

To book your place please email:  bonny.mealand@epauk.org

 

Dates and Venues

Saturday 2nd MarchSalen Church Hall, Isle of Mull

Sunday 3rd MarchNevis Centre, Fort William, PH33 6AN

Sunday 10th MarchHighland Wildlife Park, Kingussie, PH21 1NL

Saturday 16th MarchCapstone Centre, 5 Obsdale Road, Alness IV17 0TY

Sunday 17th MarchCraigmonie Centre, Drumnadrochit, IV63 6XA

Thursday 4th AprilTigh Chieldh, Tolsta, Isle of Lewis

Saturday 13th AprilPublic Hall, Ardrishaig, PA30 8EY – Cancelled 

Sunday 14th AprilTullich, Kilmelford, by Oban, PA34 4XA

 

*If you are interested in hosting a workshop please get in touch.

To find out more about equine podiatry – http://www.epauk.org/

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