Is Barefoot Better?

Is Barefoot Better?

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Is Barefoot Better?

Is Barefoot Better? A growing contingent of hoof-care experts says yes. Here's what the natural-foot movement could mean for your horse. Within the natural hoof care philosophy, the term barefoot horses refer to horses which are kept barefoot full-time, as opposed to horses who are fitted with horseshoes. The hooves of barefoot horses are trimmed with special consideration to a barefoot lifestyle. The barefoot horse movement advocates a generalized use of barefoot horses, both in non-competitive and competitive riding, often coupled with a more natural approach to horse care.  The barefoot option. I'm sure you've heard of it, but you know it's not for your horse, because (pick one...

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