Daisy founded Daisy Haven Farm, Inc in 2004, focusing on rehabilitation of the equine foot. Daisy maintains a busy farrier practice, teaches hoof workshops and offers certification through her School of Integrative Hoofcare. Daisy has won awards for her work with laminitis and spoken at Cornell University, the International Hoof Care Summit, The Laminitis Conference and the International Lameness Prevention Conference. Daisy maintains a database of over 200,000 digital photographs and corresponding radiographs of the equine foot- capturing objective, measurable data over time.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Daisy A. Bicking, APF-I, DEP, CFGP, CE/CI

2004

Aug-Dec 2004 Attended The International Institute of Equine Podiatry (IIEP)

  • Earned Level 1 Diploma Equine Podiatry, DEP

Nov 2004 Incorporated Daisy Haven Farm, Inc.

Fall 2004-2005 Operations Manager IIEP

2005

2005-current Mentorship with Dr Judith Shoemaker, Always Helpful Veterinary Services Nottingham PA

Jan 2005 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Nov 2005 Attended The Laminitis Conference in West Palm Beach FL

2006

2006-2009 Apprenticed with Monique Craig of EponaShoe

  • Earned Level 1 and Level 2 EponaShoe Certification
  • Spoke to veterinarians, farriers and horse owners at Expos, Conferences and Workshops in the US and abroad using my case studies

Jan 2006 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Oct 2006 Studied with farrier Mike Salvoldi, San Luis Obispo CA

Dec 2006 Attended AAEP Conference and Farrier Program, San Antonio TX

2007

Jan 2007 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Jun 2007 Attended Hoof Clinic with Mike Salvoldi San Luis Obispo, CA

Nov 2007 Attended The Laminitis Conference in West Palm Beach FL

Dec 2007 Attended AAEP Conference and Farrier Program, Orlando FL

2008

Jan 2008 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Apr 2008 Lectured and provided shoeing demonstrations in the United Kingdom

Sept 2008 Lectured at NC State Veterinary College hosted by Dr Dick Mansmann

Dec 2008 Attended AAEP Conference and Farrier Program, San Diego CA

2009

Jan 2009 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Apr 2009 Taught Alternative Materials Workshop, Nottingham PA

Oct 2009 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Nottingham PA

2010

Jan 2010 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Jan 2010 Joined Equine Lameness Prevention Organization (ELPO)

Apr 2010 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Nottingham PA

Oct 2010 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Nottingham PA

Nov 2010 Co-taught Equine II Postural Rehabilitation Seminar with Dr Judith Shoemaker, Dr Karen Gellman, Elizabeth Reece, and Lee Follett

2011

Jan 2011 Attended The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

Jan 2011 Joined American Association of Professional Farriers as Accredited Professional Farrier (APF)

Jan 2011 Taught Cadaver Hoof Workshop, Boyertown PA

May 2011 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Nottingham PA

Aug 2011 Attended The No Laminitis Conference in Syracuse NY with Dr Eleanor Kellon and Dr Bob Bowker

Nov 2011 Attended The Laminitis Conference in West Palm Beach FL

  • Awarded Best Content for Scientific Poster on Larval Debridement Therapy Application Technique

Nov 2011 Taught Alternative Materials Workshop, Nottingham PA

Nov 2011 Co-taught Equine II Postural Rehabilitation Seminar with Dr Judith Shoemaker, Dr Karen Gellman, Elizabeth Reece, and Lee Follett

2012

Jan 2012 Hosted and participated in Equine Anatomy With Clay Workshop with Wendy Murdoch

Jan 2012 Moderator at The International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

  • Moderated Round Table on “What’s New In Cushings And Insulin Resistance”

Mar 2012 Studied with farriers Jim Crew, Ocala FL and Curtis Burns, Wellington FL

Apr 2012 Participated in ELPO Hoof Clinic taught by ELPO President and farrier Steve Foxworth , Nottingham PA

May 2012 Attended Understanding Limb Length Disparity by farrier Dr Esco Buff

Jun 2012 Attended How to Shoe Laminitic Horses seminar with farrier Dr Esco Buff

Jul 2012 Private tour of Cornell Farrier School by Head Farrier Steve Kraus

Jul 2012 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Rutland VT

Aug 2012 Participated in the by-invitation-only Summer Summit taught by farrier Dr Esco Buff, NY

Oct 2012 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Parkesburg PA

Nov 2012 Co-taught Equine II Postural Rehabilitation Seminar with Dr Judith Shoemaker, Dr Karen Gellman, Elizabeth Reece, and Liam Kelly.

2013

Jan 2013 Speaker at the International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinatti OH

  • “Maintenance vs. Rehabilitation Trimming and Shoeing” Classroom
  • “When To Use Barefoot In Your Hoof Care Practice” Round Table

Jan 2013 Taught Cadaver Hoof Workshop: Identifying Hoof Distortion Parkesburg PA

Feb 2013 Taught Cadaver Hoof Workshop: Identifying Hoof Distortion Binghamton NY

Apr 2013 Taught Identifying Hoof Distortion Workshop, Parkesburg PA

Jun 2013 Level 1 and 2 Certification with ELPO: Certified Barefoot Trimmer, Parkesburg PA

Aug 2013 Summer Summit taught by farrier Dr Esco Buff, NY

Sep 2013 Hoof Workshop, Port Harcourt Nigeria

Sep 2013 Identifying Hoof Capsule Distortion Workshop, VT

Oct 2013 Private EasyShoe Training, Durango CO

Oct 2013 Speaker, International Lameness Prevention Conference

  • “Hoof Documentation: Clarity, Effectiveness, and Communication”

Nov 2013 Presenter at The Laminitis Conference, West Palm Beach, FL

  • “Reproducible Model for Rehabilitation of the EMS Horse”, Speaker
  • “Progressive Series of Radiographs as a Measurement Tool for the Farrier”, Scientific Poster

Nov 2013 Speaker, Cornell University Farrier Conference, Ithaca NY

  • Hoof Dissection Demo with Paige Poss
  • “Hoof Documentation for the Farrier”
  • “Rehabilitating Laminitis Cases”

Nov 2013 Glue Tech Seminar, Ocala FL

Dec 2013 Hoof Workshop, Lagos and Port Harcourt Nigeria

2014

Jan 2014 Cadaver Workshop, Parkesburg PA

Jan 2014 Maximum Horsepower Research Project, Prep Session, Bryan TX

Jan 2014 Moderator, International Hoof Care Summit, Cincinnati OH

  • “Sharing Ideas for Aquiring New Clients”

Feb 2014 Hoof Workshop, Port Harcourt Nigeria

Feb 2014 Maximum Horsepower Research Project, Data Collection 1, Bryan TX

Feb 2014 Cadaver Workshop with Glue-on Day, Buffalo NY

Mar 2014 Clinician, EasyShoe Workshops, Sacramento and Del Mar, CA

Mar 2014 Maximum Horsepower Research Project, Data Collection 2, Bryan TX

April 2014 Maximum Horsepower Research Project, Data Collection 3, Bryan TX