My trimming is based on the non-invasive, wild-horse inspired trim as taught by Pete Ramey. I am a member of Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners, and am currently in the advanced mentorship stage of their training program. I strive to work as a team with horse owners since hoof health depends on much more than trimming alone. I continue to educate myself through clinics, mentorships, and reading, and my goal is that after every trim, your horse will be comfortable, sound, and able to perform at his or her best.
- Set-up Trim: $60. Includes shoe-pulling, trim, boot fitting, and initial diet/lifestyle consultation. This price also includes trimming that takes longer than an hour due to inconsistent trimming/overgrowth and behavioral issues.
- Maintenance Trims: $45. Every 4-6 weeks, depending on individual situation.
- Overgrowth Trims: $55
- Boot Fitting: $25 or free with purchase of boots. Hoof Boots are quickly replacing metal shoes as the hoof protection of choice. Customized Padding can also be added to boots to provide extra support and relief and rehabilitation of various lameness issues and hoof conditions. Prices vary depending on the type of boot needed, please contact me for details. I am an authorized dealer of Easy Care Boots. Visit www.easycareinc.com for more information on boots and pads.
- Easy Shoes $175/pair
- Hoof Castings: $50 per hoof
For horses needing hoof support during turnout, hoof casting is ideal. Hoof Casting dynamically supports the entire hoof capsule, allowing the hoof to flex, thereby stimulating hoof growth and healing. Hoof casting works extremely well for horses with severe wall separation, thin soles, and/or laminitis. Visit www.equicast.com for more information on hoof casting.
"The primary factor that has led the horse world to being convinced that the horse must be shod is waiting until the hoof looks damaged to trim. We must trim before damage is done, not after" (Making Natural Hoof Care Work For You, Pete Ramey).