Persevering With Percy

Persevering With Percy

When Sallie met Percy back in 2013 she fell in love with the very handsome Percheron gelding. She bought him even though he had a severe case of thrush, and a week later her farrier gave her the bad news that it was a hoof canker. At that time she was living in Nimbin...
No Foot No Horse

No Foot No Horse

“No foot – no horse.” This old saying is as true today as it ever was. Today’s equestrian sports are very demanding on the hooves of the horse. When horses lived in their natural environment they travelled long distances over different terrains...
Nourishing the Hoof

Nourishing the Hoof

Does the hoof of the horse require special nourishment?  In a perfect world where the horse receives balanced nutrition from the moment of conception and throughout its whole life but especially from birth to maturity, the answer is no.  Sadly that rarely...