Farrier Schools


We often get calls and emails from people looking for farrier / horseshoeing schools. We hope you find this helpful. “Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” ― Mark Twain Arkansas Horseshoeing School 22285 State Highway 154 Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834 Phone: 479-858-1011 Web site: www.arkansashorseshoeingschool.com Email: info@arkansashorseshoeingschool.com Auburn Horseshoeing Program 395 St. John Church Road Notasulga, […]

The Salary of a Farrier

professional farrier skills and fees

Are you wondering what to charge for your shoeing services? Maybe you’re a horseowner and have some questions about budgeting for proper hoof care for your horses. Here’s an interesting article from the Houston Chronicle regarding Farrier Salaries, including some of the training and credentials that can increase a farrier’s earning potential. Read the full […]

Case Study – Humphrey’s weak hoof wall problems


Humphrey is a rescued 18 yo dark bay TB gelding. He was seriously underweight when his new owner found him and brought him home. He was put on a carefully monitored nutrition plan to improve his weight and physical condition and was successfully re-shod with nailed-on HOOF-it Natural Flex plastic horseshoes for additional heel and […]

Lameness Rehabilitation – Symmetry

equine lameness rehab

Lameness rehabilitation is a full-body, symmetry balancing and re-conditioning process. For example, if your horse is experiencing a lameness issue in or near the hoof, you will also notice muscle changes in the haunches, back, shoulder and neck area. Atrophy and weakness on one side and stiffness on the other can occur from lower limb […]

Carriage Horse Operator Question


“I own a carriage company and the town we service just told us we may no longer use steel horseshoes because they are damaging the roads.   How does your Natural Flex Plastic Horseshoe do on roads?”  – A Desperate Carriage Operator Our HOOF-it Natural Flex Plastic Horseshoes have proven them selves over and over […]

Horse Nutrition


One bit of advice you might hear around the barn is if a horse isn’t in full work, its a good idea to cut back on feed. When you’re making this big decision there are several factors to consider: Current Weight If your horse is on the heavy side, then cutting back is a good […]

Premarin Draft Horses – HOOF-it Plastic Horseshoe


Dear HOOF-it Technologies Just wanted to drop you a note to let you know how pleased I am with the HOOF-it Natural Flex Horseshoes that we’ve been using on our draft-cross Premarin rescue horses for the last three years. The sizes have worked well for their larger size hooves. We do a lot of trail […]

Your Horse’s Shoe Size


How to measure your horse’s hooves to find the proper shoe size. In this podcast we discuss finding the proper HOOF-it Natural Flex Horseshoe Size for your horse. I believe we are one of the only, if not the only, companies that make plastic composite alternatives to traditional steel horseshoes in sizes 00 through 10.  

Champion Arabian Horse Trainer uses HOOF-it Products


Three-time U. S. National Champion Arabian horse trainer, Cari Thompson, uses HOOF-it products to keep her horses sound and on top of their game. Hello out there, My name is Cari Thompson of Cari Thompson Training in Gardnerville, Nevada. I have been using the HOOF-it acrylic product and the HOOF-it composite horseshoes on my Arabian […]