Horse’s Feet Resources

Websites that provide information about Laminitis predominate in this list.
Please visit my other ‘information’ website, for more on laminitis:


Information on research and prevention of grass founder in horses. Kathryn (Katy) Watts, Rocky Mountain Research and Consulting Inc –

Australian Brumby (Wild Horse) Research –

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CHARITIES – funding laminitis research (+ Sources of information)

The Animal Health Foundation. “Waging War on Laminitis” Dr Don Walsh –

The Laminitis Trust –

The Laminitis Site –

Equine Cushing’s Disease and Insulin Resistance –

The Donkey Sanctuary – Sidmouth Devon – Sourse of information on donkeys –

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British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) – Journals Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) and Equine Veterinary Education (EVE) –

‘Laminitis: recent advances and future directions’ The British Equine Veterinary Association Trust – current research articles that can be accessed via –

American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) –

The Laminitis Clinic (UK) – Robert A. Eustace MRCVS –

Nanric Inc. – R.F.(Ric) Redden DVM – Source of Information and equipment/products for sale –

Dr Robert Bowker – Anatomist/researcher and barefoot advocate

Northern Virginia Equine – Stephen (Steve) E. O’Grady DVM MRCVS – Source of Information. –

Dr Hiltrud Strasser – Source of information –

Dr Hans Castelijn –

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Home of Natural Balance Hoof Care – Gene Ovnicek RMF. – Source of Information and equipment/products for sale. – and

International Institute of Equine Podiatry – K.C.La Pierre RFJ –

Pete Ramey – Source of Information –

Paige Poss – Source of information –

Swedish Hoof School – Good Ove Lind –

Carola Adolf – Source of information –

Gretchen Fathauer – Source of information –

Keith Seeley – Source of information –

Jaime Jackson – Source of information –

Treating founder (chronic laminitis) without horseshoes – Information –

Equine Soundness –

Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners (PHCP) –

Epona Institute – Source of information –

Equicast – information –

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American Farriers Journal –

Organiser of International Hoofcare Summit – Cincinnati – Four day conference late Jan/early Feb. (Highly Recommended – definitely value for money) –

British Farriers and Blacksmiths Association (BFBA) –

Online Magazine – Yvonne and James Welz –

Archive articles –

Hoofcare & Lameness – archive articles –

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HOOF BOOTS / ‘Footwear’

Equicast – Casting tape for feet –

Epona shoe –

Natural balance shoes & EDSS –

Hoof Support Patch (HSP) Fibre-glass supports for heels –

Hoof-filler –
(also Bond’N’Flex)

Imprint shoe –

Outlaw shoe –

Steward clog – (see Equicast, equipodiatry or hopeforsoundness)

Easycare Boots (Old Macs) –

Horsesneaker Boots (Hoofwings) –

Marquis Supergrip stride equus –

Renegade Hoof Boots –

Simple Boots Cavallo –

Soft Ride boots –

Total Foot Protection – shoes, Styrofoam etc. –

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Allie Hayes – Freeze-dried specimens –

Christoph von Horst – Plastinate specimens –

The Hay Pillow – slow-feeder hay net –

The Metron System – (Metron)

Ontrack Equine – data recording system –

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Formula 4 Feet –

Farriers Formula –

California Trace –

Uckele –

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Dodson & Horrell



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The Illustrated Horse’s Foot – A comprehensive guide : Elsevier 2016

Sisson and Grossman’s the Anatomy of the Domestic Animals : Publisher W B Saunders Co

Adam’s Lameness in Horses Author Ted S. Stashak : Publisher Williams & Wilkins

‘The Equine Distal Limb’ An Atlas of Clinical Anatomy and Comparative Imaging’ Jean-Marie Denoix : Manson Publishing

Color Atlas of the Horse’s Foot by Christopher C. Pollitt : Publisher Mosby Wolfe

Equine Laminitis by C Pollitt : PhD Publisher RIRDC

‘Care and Rehabilitation of the Equine Foot’ Pete Ramey (with contributing authors) Published by Hoof Rehabilitation Publishing LLC

A Lifetime of Soundness
by Hiltrud Strasser, Dr. med. vet., PhD (Author), Sabine Kells (Editor) : Publisher Sabine Kells

Shoeing A Necessary Evil?
by Hiltrud Strasser, Dr. med. vet., PhD (Author), Sabine Kells (Editor & Translator) (2000) : Publisher Sabine Kells

‘The Natural Horse: Foundations for Natural Horsemanship’ Jaime Jackson (1992) : Star Ridge Publishing

The Natural Trim – Principles and Practice Jaime Jackson (2012) J. Jackson Publishing
Improving the Foot Health of the Domestic Horse: The relevance of the feral horse foot model Brian Hampson and Christopher C Pollitt Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) 2011

‘Equine Podiatry’ Andrea Floyd and Richard Mansmann : Publisher W B Saunders

‘Farriery-Foal to Racehorse’ S. Curtis : Publisher Curtis

‘Corrective Farriery – Volume 1’ edited by S.Curtis : Publisher Curtis

‘Corrective Farriery – Volume 2’ edited by S.Curtis : Publisher Curtis

‘Clinical Radiology of the Horse’ Butler J.A.; Colles C.M.; Dyson S; Kold S.; Poulos P.
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

‘Limb Length Disparity (Equine Anisomelia)’ Dr Esco Buff

‘Farriery: a complete illustrated guide’ London Hickman J. 1977: Publisher J. A. Allan

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