Horse Care & Management

Basic hoof care

How does the course work?

What you will learn

No hoof no horse – this old saying emphasises why care of the hoof is so important. In this course you will learn about:

  • how to care for a hoof on a daily basis;
  • different types of products that can be applied to the hoof;
  • how environmental factors and diet can affect hoof health;
  • why some horses need shoes, and others do not; and
  • how to maintain horses without shoes.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden

Dr Bettigna Musterle