Locate a Professional Barefoot Trimmer
Here are some places that offer listings of trimmers:
Post YOUR own Trimming Ad right now on our NEW Go Team Barefoot! Forum
Click here for the direct link right to the Barefoot Trimmers Ads Page!
This is a list of professional trimmers on The Horses Hoof website. Listing is free to professionals, and requires only an email submission.
EasyCare Practitioner Search:
Searchable database of barefoot practitioners. Free listing.
The nation’s leading website connecting horse owners with certified and professional farriers. Features a search that allows visitors to search farrier by service, which includes natural hoof farriers.
Tribe Equus Contact List
Click "Get HELP with Natural Hoof Care"
Here are some organizations and/or methods that offer listings for their practitioners:
American Assoc. of Natural Hoof Care Practitioners (AANHCP)
Founded by Jaime Jackson. Dedicated to promoting natural hoof care and horsekeeping practices for domestic equines worldwide. Training and certification program.
Click on "Locate an AANHCP practitioner."
American Hoof Association (AHA)
An organization of peer-reviewed hoof care professionals offering progressive, preventative and rehabilitative services, education and information. Listing provided for trimmers that have completed a thorough review process by their Evaluation Committee and passed to be Certified by the Board Members.
Equine Podiatry Association (UK)
The Association aims to regulate and support Equine Podiatrists (EPs) and their clients, promoting responsible shoeless hoofcare and providing information to anybody wishing to find out more about Applied Equine Podiatry. EPs are highly trained specialists in shoeless hoofcare who work closely with owners to achieve the healthiest hooves possible for their horses.
La Pierre Performance Hoof Care and the International Institute
of Equine Podiatry
Founded by KC La Pierre and Robyn La Pierre. International Institute of Equine Podiatry. Training and certification program.
click on Our Alumni link
Martha Olivo Standard Hoof Care
Founded by Martha Olivo. "Hoof Grooms" have completed a 5 day course with Martha.
Click on "Hoof Groom List"
Natural Balance Hoofcare
Founded by Gene Ovnicek. System includes shoeing, but there are courses that focus on trimming. They offer a farrier search for practitioners of Natural Balance who have completed one or more courses - be sure to specify that you are looking for barefoot trimming:
Strasser Hoofcare Website for North America - US & Canada
Equine Soundness Association (ESA)
Practitioners trained in the method of Dr. Hiltrud Strasser. A new website is under construction at www.strasserhoofcare.org
As of January 2007, it should be finished in a couple of months. E-mail at strasserhoofcare @ aol.com for more information.
Strasser Hoofcare Professionals Association - UK
UK Natural Hoof Care Practitioners (UKNHCP)
An independent organisation affiliated to the AANHCP. Provides training, research and information for hoofcare professionals based in the UK.
Click on "Locate a practioner."
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