Time: October 21, 2011 at 8am to October 24, 2011 at 6pm
Location: Always Helpful Veterinary Services Clinic
Street: 305 Notttingham Road
City/Town: Nottingham, PA
Website or Map: http://www.daisyhavenfarm.com
Event Type: educational, clinic, on, hoof, trimming, (open, to, vets, farriers, and, avid, horse, owners...audit, spaces, avail)
Organized By: Christianna Capra / Daisy Bicking
Latest Activity: Oct 11, 2011
Learn to See Where the Bones Are Located Inside the Horse’s Foot!
Limited Participant Spots Available. Accepting Auditors.
To RSVP see Details Below!
Friday October 21st: Lecture Day
... Discussion of the Horse and the Foot
Learn how the horse’s posture relates to the health of his foot
Anatomy, structure and function
Various trim styles: what works in our environment and why?
Reading the hoof capsule: what the foot is telling you & when is it lying!
Detailed Case Study Presentation: Photos, X-rays, and Videos
Barefoot horses in all kinds of work
Horses in composite shoes, hoof casts, hoof boots, etc
Rehabilitated horses with Navicular, Founder, Thin Soles, Cracks
Friday night: pizza party and Lecture/Demo by Dr Judith Shoemaker: Looking at your horses feet from the Holistic Veterinary approach: How Postural Rehabilitation can help resolve your hoof problems.
Saturday October 22nd: Cadaver Day
Xray Evaluation of Cadaver Feet
Evaluation and discussion on reading the hoof capsule
Utilize Xray to confirm (or disprove!) evaluation of foot-trimming guidelines, application and theory
Re-Xray feet to determine effectiveness of trim approach and application
Hands-On Trimming and Dissection Techniques
Working with tools on cadaver feet
Dissection of cadavers available
Sunday and Monday Oct 23rd and 24th: Hands-On Days Live Horses
Track A: Hoof Trimming
Utilize Xray to check your evaluation of hoof balance and trimming protocol!
Techniques for getting under the horse safely and effectively
Compare different trimming tools
Apply a balanced trim
Evaluate posture and stance
Track B: Alternative Materials
Learn tips and tricks for working with glue and composite shoes
Tried and true methods in all environments: wet, dry, hot and cold
Learn to Nail Composite Shoes
Technique and application
Hands -On Time Working on Live Horses
Gluing/nailing composite shoes on live horses
Hoof casting on live horses
Please RSVP to DaisyHavenFarm@gmail.com or 610-476-6900
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