August 26-30th, 2024 Hands-on Hoof Workshop Sweden

Lecture, Anatomy, Mapping, Trimming, Reading Radiographs for Hoofcare, Glue-on Composite Shoeing

Course Summary

Day 1: LECTURE DAY
Discussion of the Horse and the Foot: Anatomy, Structure and Function
Using Radiographs for Hoof Balancing and Shoe Placement Purposes
Radiograph Comparisons: External and Internal Hoof Relationships  
Where’s P3: Test Your Skills on Placing P3 Inside the Hoof Capsule
Detailed Case Study Presentation: Photos, X-rays, and Videos
Whole Horse Approach to Hoof Care: Postural Rehabilitation
Day 2: DEMO DAY
Live Horses: Assessment, Mapping, Radiographs and Trimming
Day 3: HANDS-ON DAY
Hands-on for Participants: one-on-one coaching
Practice what we learned on Day 1 and 2
Horse and hoof assessment and mapping in 3-D
Finding reliable external landmarks and comparing to internal anatomy
Tool use and getting under the horse
Comparison of different trim choices
Day 4: GLUE-ON COMPOSITE SHOE DAY
Review of shoeing concepts: why we add anything to the horse's foot
Composite shoe and glue selection for different situations
Shoe fit, sizing and placement
Learn how glue works and how to be successful gluing different composite shoes
Live Horse Demonstrations
Day 5: GLUE-ON COMPOSITE SHOE HANDS-ON DAY
Hands-on for participants glueing with one-on-one coaching

Included Pre-Workshop Course Material

Daisy Bicking

Daisy is a dynamic person who loves to mentor, teach and cheerlead those around her.  Her passion is helping horses live their best lives through personally providing and also teaching hoof care incorporating integrative modalities to benefit the whole horse .  Daisy has been a farrier practicing around the world for 20 years, and supports horses who need more intensive interventions on site at Daisy Haven Farm in Pennsylvania as well.  In 2009 Daisy started teaching hoof educational courses and since then travels the US and abroad teaching and speaking about the horse and hoof.  More recently, Daisy has taken her educational content to online platforms as well as continuing in-person workshops, mentorships and consultations.

Kimi Bunetta
Hoof Care Provider

Highly Recommended Course. Easy to Understand, Informative, Very Well Organized. The Course is Full of Practical and Valuable for Anyone who wants to Enhance their Skills. Really Enjoyed it. Thank you!!

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