May I Read Your Frog?

This is another one of my I Love Hooves blogs.  And, why not?  We should all love our horse’s hooves!  No hoof, no horse, remember? When I look at a horse’s hoof, I’m checking out the structures, the shoe fit, the shape, etc.   On first impression I make note of the health of the frog.  The frog is like a window …

The magic of a reverse horse shoe.

I’ve been known for taking on some great horses that were once lame.   Many of these horses have belonged to my friends who had previously and successfully competed on them.  These horses are valuable, well-trained, kid-safe but, sadly, were lame at early ages.  My friends are grateful when I “adopt” their horses because they know that I’ll do my …

So I have a foot fetish, I mean a hoof fetish…..

I have always loved and respected the horse hoof.  I know that sounds a little strange, but it’s true!  As a child, I was allowed to drive around with my farrier, Red Tomlinson, to watch his work. I look back and find it interesting, and I guess a little odd, that my parents could see that I was crazy, horse …