December 2nd-6th, 2022 Hands-On Workshop Daisy Haven Farm Parkesburg, PA

Lecture on Hoof Theory-Function-Anatomy and Case Studies, Demos, and Participant Hands-on Trimming, Reading the Hoof, and Glue-on Composite Shoeing!

Course Summary

Day 1: LECTURE DAY
Discussion of the horse and the foot: anatomy, structure and function
What is balance?
Detailed case study presentation: photos, radiographs, and videos
Where’s P3 activity: test your skills on visualizing P3 inside the hoof capsule
Learn the 6 hoof distortion types and how they'll help you with the feet in your care
Whole horse hoof care: Postural Rehabilitation model

Day 2: DEMO DAY
Live horses: assessment, radiographs, hoof mapping, creation and implementation of a hoof care plan
Group discussion and evaluation

Day 3: HAND- ON DAY
Hands-on for participants with live horses
Evaluation and assessment of the horse and hooves
 Hoof mapping
Tool use and comparison of different trim applications

Day 4: GLUE-ON COMPOSITE SHOE DAY
Learn how different glues work and how to be successful gluing composite shoes
Live horse demonstrations

Day 5: GLUE-ON COMPOSITE SHOE HANDS-ON DAY
Hands-on for participants glueing!

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 providing and teaching hoof care in a truly integrative whole horse platform.  Daisy has been a farrier practicing around the world for 18 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 a lot of her educational content to online platforms due to social distancing and quarantine restrictions with Covid-19.  She is glad to be able to get back to in person workshops and continue the virtual courses as well.  

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!!

Course Pricing

  • Payment in Full
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    $1195 USD

     

    Full Course: all 5 Days

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  • First 3 Days ONLY
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    $750 USD

     

    First 3 Days of the hoof workshop

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  • 3 Monthly Payments
  • 3 payments of

    $450 USD

    per month

    Full Course: all 5 days broken into 3 payments

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