Over 90% of all lameness in the horse is linked back to the hoof. Equine hoof health is vital for soundness and overall health. Improve your horse's health and soundness through a knowledge of basic anatomy, which will open the door to a new understanding of how to properly trim and balance your horse's foot, recognize problems, learn how to correct them and why it is important to correct them. A 100% video based course taking you through basic anatomy, hoof mapping and trimming, diagnostics, and recognizing problems when they are present.
Dr. Tom Schell is a private practicing veterinarian, certified in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Holistic Nutrition. He is a 1995 graduate of The Ohio State University, providing private consultations to horse and pet owners online and in-person to assist with learning and healing. He is also involved with Nouvelle Research, Inc, and the head of the research and development portion of herbal product formula development. Dr. Schell has hundreds of research articles and educational papers posted on his consultation site (www.secondvet.com) and Nouvelle Research (www.nouvelleresearch.com). He is very passionate about health and alternative medicine with the prime goal of focusing on solutions rather than on the disease or condition.
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Thank you for registering for our course, "Equine Hoof Anatomy, Pathology, and Trimming for the Horse Owner"! We hope this course opens the door for a new level of understanding on the importance of the hoof in the horse and how you can intervene for optimal outcomes.