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Holistic Reflections

Holistic Hoof Care Course - Intro Level - June 23rd 2019

A unique and comprehensive Intro level one day course on Holistic Hoof Care for the discerning barefoot or shod horse owner or carer!

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Holistic Hoof Care Course - Intro Level - June 23rd 2019
Holistic Hoof Care Course - Intro Level - June 23rd 2019

Time & Location

23 Jun 2019, 08:45 – 16:30

Holistic Reflections, Holistic Reflections, Wilton, Egremont, Cumbria CA22 2PJ, UK


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. Do not be fooled by the title "Intro Level" as this is a detailed and comprehensive introduction to holistic hoof care! Do you have a laminitis prone horse or want to be proactive in keeping your horse sound and happy? This is just the day for you!

Beccy has over 25 years industry experience and will share with you valuable nuggests of information in an intensive, 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 Circle Healing Centre horses at Yewcroft.

Topics included in this full-on day of learning include:

• Basic anatomy and parts of the hoof

• How to recognise a healthy hoof and horse

• When to call in the experts

• How to weight tape, conduct health checks and recognise signs of ill health

• How to take a digital pulse and recognise early signs of inflammation

• Checking for lameness

• Providing a healing environment (diet, exercise and lifestyle!) - inc. a walk around our developing Equicentral System at Circle Healing Centre!

• When NOT to ride!

Registration is at 8.30am for prompt start at 8.45am.

Drinks and snacks provided but please bring some lunch with you and please note there aren't any shops nearby.

Minimum participants 4, maximum 10 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

Join us for our Level 2 Holistic Hoof Care Course on the 18th of August and also the 10th November 2019.

Can't make it to this Level one course? Then check out our events for additional dates such as the L1 course in September 22nd.

By signing up to this event, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy, found online at Alternatively you can contact us for a digital copy to be sent to your inbox by email!

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 or visit You can also find useful information about Beccy and her products, services, testimonials etc, at


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