Course curriculum

  • 1

    Anatomy

    • External Anatomy

    • Internal Anatomy

    • Bones of the Lower Limbs

    • Arch of the Hoof

    • Zones of the Hoof

    • Balance

    • Hoof Dissection by Lindsey Field

  • 2

    Directional Terms

    • Directional Terms

    • More Directional Terms

  • 3

    Barefoot vs Traditional Trim

    • What's the difference?

    • Lateral View

  • 4

    The Frog

    • Healthy Frogs

    • Healthy Frogs: Caudal View

    • Identifying Contracted Heels

    • Cause of Contracted Heels

    • Treating Contracted Heels

    • Prolapsed Frog

    • Rehab of Unhealthy Frog and Heels: Case Study 1 Solar View

    • Case Study 1: Body Improvements

    • Rehab of Unhealthy Frog and Heels Case Study 2: Solar View

    • Rehab of Unhealthy Frog and Heels Case Study 2: Caudal View

  • 5

    Taking Good Hoof Pictures

    • Correct Picture Angles

  • 6

    Module 1 Homework

    • Homework

  • 7

    The Digital Cushion

    • The Digital Cushion

    • Case Study #1

    • Case Study #2

  • 8

    Heels

    • Optimum Heel Height

    • Inappropriate Heel Height

  • 9

    Hoof Angles

    • Correct vs Incorrect Hoof-Pastern Axis (HPA)

    • Negative Palmar/Plantar Angles

    • NPA On the Inside

    • Negative Palmar Angle vs Postive Palmar Angle

    • Case Study #1

    • Case Study #2

  • 10

    Conformation

    • Toe-out

    • Toe-in

  • 11

    Medial-lateral Balance

    • Sheared Heels

    • F-Balance (Flexibility - balance)

  • 12

    Correct Hoof-landing

    • Heel-First vs Toe-First

  • 13

    Bars

    • Healthy Bars

    • Unhealthy Bars

    • Further Examples

    • Case Study

    • Bar Pools

  • 14

    Module 2 Homework

    • Homework

  • 15

    Walls

    • Healthy Walls

    • Unhealthy Walls

  • 16

    Flares

    • Dietary/Systemic Flares

    • Excess Growth Flare

    • Compensatory Flares

  • 17

    Sole

    • Dead Sole vs Live Sole

    • Unhealthy Sole

    • Coffin Bone Loss

  • 18

    Sole Depth

    • Good Concavity

    • Poor Concavity

    • Inside the Hooves

    • Measuring Concavity

    • Taking Good X-Rays

  • 19

    Laminitis

    • Symptoms and Causes

    • Diet and Management

  • 20

    Hoof Dissection #2 by Lindsey Field

    • Hoof Dissection #2 by Lindsey Field

  • 21

    Module 3 Homework

    • Homework

  • 22

    Diet

    • Foods for Hoof Health

    • Problematic Foods

  • 23

    Event Lines

    • Event Lines

    • Case Study

  • 24

    White Line Disease

    • Identifying White Line Disease

    • Cause of White Line Disease

    • Treating White Line Disease

    • Case Study

  • 25

    Abscesses

    • Identifying an Abscess

    • Causes

    • Treatment

    • More Examples

  • 26

    Cracks

    • Cracks

    • Case Study

  • 27

    Hoof Dissection #3 by Lindsey Field

    • Hoof Dissection #3 by Lindsey Field

  • 28

    Hygiene

    • Identifying Thrush

    • Treatment

    • Identifying & Preventing Urine Burns

  • 29

    Lifestyle

    • Environment for Hygienic Hooves

    • Tips & Tricks

  • 30

    Boots and Pads

    • Pros and Cons

    • Pads

    • Other Alternative forms of Hoof Protection

  • 31

    Module 4 Homework

    • Homework

  • 32

    Sidebone

    • Lateral Cartilages

    • Sidebone

  • 33

    Ringbone

    • Ringbone

  • 34

    Navicular Syndrome

    • What is it?

    • Navicular MRI examples

    • Treatment and Prognosis

  • 35

    Bruises

    • Bruises

  • 36

    Club Foot

    • Congenital or "True" Club Foot

    • Acquired Club Foot

  • 37

    High-Low Syndrome

    • High-Low Syndrome

    • Treatment

  • 38

    Posture

    • Heel Pain

    • Case Study

    • Toe Pain

    • Full Body Pain

  • 39

    Module 5 Homework

    • Homework

  • 40

    Unusual Hoof Conditions

    • Keratoma

    • Canker

    • Fungal Hoof Wall Infection (we think)

    • Treating Fungal Hoof Wall Infection

  • 41

    Case Studies

    • Shod to Barefoot

    • Shod to Barefoot #2

    • Shod to Barefoot to Shod

    • Fractured Pelvis

    • Change of Environment/Diet #1

    • Change of Environment/Diet #2

  • 42

    Supportive Therapies

    • Physical Therapy

    • Saddle Fitting

    • Dentistry

  • 43

    Horse Handling

    • Horse Handling

  • 44

    Trim with Me

    • Case Study #1

    • Case Study #2

    • Case Study #3

    • Case Study #4

    • Case Study #5

  • 45

    Resources and Closing

    • Resources

    • Closing