For horse owners
Some of the most important topics I cover with individual horse owners are:
- Can I learn about trimming and shoeing my own horses?
- Can my horse go barefoot?
- Why do horses need to be shod and/or trimmed?
- Recognize proper trimming/shoeing.
- Critical hoof, foot, and leg care.
- Is thrush a real problem?
- Pulling a shoe.
- Replacing a lost shoe.
- Use of hoof boots.
For farrier students and recent graduates
Specialization, coaching, and mentoring are important components to the farrier's successful career.
I can provide assistance with American Farrier's Association Certification for:
- Intern Certified, IC
- Certified Farrier, CF
- Certified Tradesman Farrier, CTF
- Certified Journeyman Farrier, CJF
Additional assistance inlcudes:
- One-on-one attention and mentoring.
- Assistance with written tests.
- Locating apprenticeship connections.
You are welcome to contact me by sending me an email to: Linda
Additional help can be found at American Farriers Association
Finding a farrier
Contact me, Linda, for services in the Monument, Larkspur, and Palmer Lake area of Colorado. Also lok at these recommended sites:
In addition to individualized instruction, I have created clinics for both small and large groups on subjects including:
- What is founder (laminitis) and how can it be prevented?
- How to mitigate navicular syndrome and other lameness issues?
- What is a hoof abcess and how do I treat its occurrence?
- How do I know my farrier is doing a good job?
- What are pads, bar shoes, and other other modifications and how horses benefit from their use?
- How to provide optimal hoof care for endurance and other hard working performance horses?
If you would like to suggest a clinic, please use the Contact Me link to the left.