102 - The Hoof: Inside & Out

The Hoof: Inside & Out is the second continuing education course in the Advanced Horsemanship program provided by the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit at no cost to users or racing commissions. In this course, you will learn about:

    • Hoof Physiology
    • Hoof Care & Trimming
    • Basics of Horseshoeing
    • Types of Shoes
    • Farrier's Role & Communication


Advanced Horsemanship Objectives

The objectives of this Advanced Horsemanship course are to:

  • Increase your knowledge about the physiology of the hoof and how it correlates to soundness and racing performance
  • Inform you on basic horseshoeing principles and shoe types
  • Provide best hoof care management practices
  • Encourage dialogue among your stable's team and farrier


Course Instructions

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Course Completion

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