Join us for a fabulous weekend talking hoof! Explore hoof distortions and practice glue and composite shoe work!

Lodging available on site at the amazing Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School!

Lecture Day - Discussion of the Horse and the Foot

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9am-5pm
  • Anatomy, Structure, and Function
  • X-ray Comparisons: External and Internal Hoof Relationships
  • Where’s P3 Activity: Test your skills on placing P3 inside the hoof capsule!
  • Detailed Case Study Presentation: Photos, X-rays, and Videos

Cadaver Day - Recognizing Hoof Distortions

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9am-5pm
  • Evaluation of Cadaver Feet: Evaluation and discussion on reading the hoof capsule
  • Hoof Mapping: Finding the external landmarks and compare to internal anatomy
  • Hands-on trimming: apply the trim you want and get immediate feedback into the impact of your trim

Glue and Composite Shoe Day - Lecture and Demonstration

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 9am-5pm
  • Learn tips and tricks for working with glue and composite shoes of all kinds, hoof packing materials, antimicrobial treatments
  • Details of foot prep for glue on shoe retention, tried and true methods in all environments: wet, dry, hot and cold
  • Live horse demonstrations to learn details of horse handling and workspace management for glue applications

Glue and Composite Shoe Day - Hands-on for Participants

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 9am-4pm
  • Hands-on glue and composite shoe application on cadavers

Location: 
Pacific Coast HorseShoeing School
5225 Carbondale Rd
Plymouth , CA 95669
United States