Holistic Hoof Care Course - Intro Level - 14th April 2019
Time & Location
About The Event
No foot, no horse!
This course is ideal for the conscientious horse owner, student or professional who would like to learn more about caring for horses holistically, with a focus on hooves for soundness and high performance from the foot up. You will also get to meet like-minded people and make new friends and connections!
Beccy has over 25 years industry experience and will share with you valuable nuggests of information is a practical, hands on course at her yard at Holistic Reflections HQ on the fringe of the Lake District near Egremont. Learn more about Beccy here.
The course is a mix of lectures and workshop practicals and all participants will get an opportunity to try out what they learn in the classroom on the Yewcroft Herd of horses.
Topics included in this full-on day of learning include:
• Basic anatomy and parts of the hoof
• How to recognise a healthy hoof
• When to call in the experts
• Signs of ill health
• How to take a digital pulse
• Basic first aid
• Checking for lameness
• Providing a healing environment (diet, exercise and lifestyle!)
• When NOT to ride!
Drinks and snacks provided but please bring some lunch with you and please note there aren't any shops nearby.
Minimum participants 4, maximum 8 for optimum participant benefit!
Can also be purchased using a voucher purchased at our store!
This is NOT a "how to trim" course. For horse owner or professional hoof care courses we recommend you visit the Institute of Applied Equine Podiatry at www.equinepodiatry.com
Join us for our Level 2 Holistic Hoof Care Course on the 12th of May and also on the 10th November 2019
This course will be cancelled if the minimum number of participants is not met before 24th March.
About the Host
Beccy Smith B.Sc.(Hons) MIAEP DAEP EBW of Holistic Reflections.
Beccy is a Holistic Equine Consultant, Equine Podiatrist,/Barefoot Trimmer, Wellness Coach and Therapist at Holistic Reflections (formerly Holistic Equine based in East Yorkshire) with 26 years industry experience. Beccy is a qualified Applied Equine Podiatrist, SCENAR therapist and Equine Sports Massage therapist. She is also a qualified BHS groom and has an honours degree in Equine Technology and Business. Beccy provides unique consultations and services for horses, pets and people in and around Cumbria, the Scottish Borders and the North of England and supports the health, longevity and evolution of people, pets and horses. Together with her family, she is the caretaker of a herd of 5 incredible horses which live at their yard alongside their rescued dogs and cats on the fringe of the Lake District National Park. To learn about Beccy and the services and products provided by Holistic Reflections, please visit the Holistic Reflections Facebook page at www.facebook.com/holisticreflections/ or visit www.holisticreflections.co.uk You can also find useful information about Beccy and her products, services, testimonials etc, at www.holisticequine.co.uk