Friday, March 7, 2008

Booting and Shoe Removal Clinic

I am offering a Booting and Shoe Removal Clinic for the PHCP - Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners - on March 30th at my house in Greenwood, CA. The cost is $175 for the day. The following is the outline of what we will be covering. This is geared towards professionals, but if you would like to learn more, and there are spots available, please come.

9:00 – 9:30 Introductions, coffee, breakfast, etc
9:30 – Why boots? In what situations? Without specific boot types yet.
10:00 – Shoe Removal Video and showing the technique – the “Secret”
10:30 – Specific Hoof boots
Show the boot
Pass it around
Which hoof shape
When to use it
What type of riding
How to fit it
Boots Covered – Epics, Bares, Boas, Renegades, Simple Boots, Old Macs Original and G2, Delta Boots, Swiss, EasySoakers, Easyboots and Soft Rides
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch – bring your own or go out
1:30 – Padding system
Thick Pads, Thin Pad, Dome Pads, Comfort Pad System, Shocktamers, Equithane, Gel Pads
How to use them, in what situations
2:15 – Easy Foam and Equithane info
When to do it
2:45 – Out to the Horses
Demo on showing how to foam on a boot
3:00 – Pull out all of the boots and put them on the horses
Find which boot fits each horse the best
4:30 – Wrap up and discussion

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