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Saturday 01-Aug-2020 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Training for Courage Center
?3990 Senger Road, Kelowna BC Phone Number: (250) 317-7725

Event Description

GO HERE TO REGISTER: http://bit.ly/HGKelowna2020 (or click TICKETS above) -------------------------------------- Deadline for payment: May 31, 2020 _________________________________________ WHEN: August 1-3, 2020 WHERE: Training for Courage Center ?3990 Senger Road, Kelowna BC V1W 4S4 This hoof trimming clinic offers you the chance to learn about hooves and barefoot hoof care, including how to perform a maintenance trim on your own horse. More and more horses are experiencing hoof problems these days, many of which could be avoided by following a more natural approach to hoof care. Know Hoof, Know Horse has never been truer. Navicular, Laminitis and Insulin Resistance are on the increase but this clinic will teach you many ways in which you can lower the risks (and lessen vet bills!) for your horse. Correct hoof form, based on Mother Nature's design, goes a long way towards this. Subtle differences in trim methods can help restore hooves to their original healthy state. You will also learn the best methods of horse keeping that allow your horse to be healthier, happier and fitter. 3-day clinic outline: Saturday : Lecture Day (8am-6pm) •Discussion of the Horse and the Foot (diet, environment, hoof care, etc.) •Anatomy, Structure and Function •Hoof mechanism •External and Internal Hoof relationships •Evaluating hoof health/ Evaluating Lameness / reading the hoof capsule •Hoof mapping: finding the external landmarks and comparison to internal anatomy •The basic trim •Hoof pathologies and how to address them •Assessing the horse •Demo - Taking meaningful hoof pictures Sunday : Cadaver Day (8am-6pm) •Review •Trimming tool discussion/demo •Cadaver trim demo •Assessing your cadaver hoof, mapping, formulating a plan •Trimming your cadaver hoof •Dissection demo •Demo - Taking meaningful hoof pictures on a live horse •How teeth affect feet Monday : Trimming Day (8am-6pm) •Assessing your horse, mapping, formulating a plan •Trimming your horse’s hooves! $325 = Lecture Day only (auditing - as many participants as space will allow) $375 = Lecture Day + Cadaver Day (trimming 2 cadaver hooves) $475 = Full Clinic (bring your horse) Max. 15 participants If you need to board your horse please contact Paul Dufresne 250-317-7725 or tfcpauldufresne@gmail.com. Lunch will be available for a small fee. Deadline for payment: May 31, 2020 Bring any trimming tools you may already have - hoof knife, hoof stand, rasp, nippers, etc. If you don't have tools, we will have some for sale at the clinic or you can get them from our website here: https://www.hoofgeeks.ca/trimming-tools-and-hoof-care/

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