Barefoot Horse Keeping: The Integrated Horse
"Barefoot Horse Keeping" provides a practical, accessible, and objective guide to barefoot horse keeping. The book draws on empirical research and the authors' 25 years experience delivering barefoot hoof care, saddle fitting, behavioral training, and rider coaching. The topics covered include the Barefoot philosophy, the herd and the environment, hoof trimming, diet and nutrition, and equine anatomy and biomechanics.
Anni Stonebridge has a background in psychology and healthcare, is certified by the UK Natural Horse Care Professionals organization, is a qualified saddler and approved saddle fitter for Lavinia Mitchell Saddles, and has extensive experience in behavioral training and coaching. Jane Cumberlidge has a background in practice-led research, is a School of Barehoof Strategy UK certified Hoof Care Professional, and is an approved saddle fitter for Lavinia Mitchell Saddles. Providing individual, planned, and integrated hoof care, Anni and Jane are members of Barefootworks, the UK's oldest independent hoof care co-operative in support of industry regulation.