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Are you looking for tips and insights? Here, you will find detailed information on product tutorials, cases, success stories and much more

Transitioning horses to barefoot FormaHoof

When considering transitioning a horse to barefoot, you need to do your research. Learn the importance of barefoot trimming to good equine podiatry & more

FormaHoof becomes IAPF Partner Credental - 24 CE credits for FormaHoof Certified Applicator

From today, IAPF-members will be granted 24 CE Credits when successfully completing the FCA course and becoming FormaHoof Certified Applicators!

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If your horse or pony has PPID, nutrition can be pivotal to helping manage the condition throughout the year. Lisa Elliott MSc provides some essential guidelines to help you to supply the best nutrition for a horse or pony with PPID.

Mounty was first presented at the clinic, x-rays were taken and the pony’s owner, veterinarian, and FCA Aletia Reilingh discussed the option to use FormaHoof as a supportive treatment. Follow his journey.

White Line Disease Hoof Picture Horse Malva

Malva is a 17 year old draught mare. Was presented with a laminitis episode and subsequent severe white line disease in late September 2020. Her journey with FormaHoof allowed the transition to barefoot in January 2021.

Events & Workshops with and by FormaHoof Certified Applicator

Experience FormaHoof live at one of the upcoming events or workshops with FormaHoof Certified Applicators around the world.

Free FormaHoof equine podiatry tutorial

The All-New FormaHoof Academy Experience & FREE FormaHoof Podiatry Tutorial.

Caring for Senior horses – A FormaHoof Horse Care Guide

Our horses mean the world to us, they give us everything over the years and we try to comfort them as much as we can during their active times, shouldn't it be the same for them in their retirement?

Most TB horses finish their racing careers with flat, crushed heels, this can lead to negative palmer/planter angles and a complete breakdown in how their feet function. FormaHoof gives an effective and consistent solution to get thoroughbred feet back in shape, increasing their comfort and often helping them to go on and enjoy a second riding career after racing.

The most common hoof problems of OTTB’s, and TB horses in general, are conformation faults. The pressure high-performance work puts on the feet often causes horses heels to collapse, which can result in long-toes and thin soles.

Embracing new technology isn’t easy. And in an industry like ours where tradition, experience and ‘feel’ have such a huge role to play in horse care and management, it can be all too easy to stay doing what has ‘always been done’, simply because that’s what we know and understand.

Celebrate ‘National Farriers Week’ with FormaHoof - special Hoof Care for horses with laminitis, white line disease, navicular disease, lameness and many other hoof related pathologies.

Celebrate ‘National Farriers Week’ with us and say a big THANK YOU to your farrier! To offer our thanks, we are extending the FormaHoof Summer Sale and giving away FREE FCA courses…ALL WEEK LONG!

Hot, dry weather and the resulting hard ground can inflict quite a lot of damage on your horse’s feet and cause many horse hoof problems. Avoid brittle hooves withFormaHoof Summer Hoof Health.

Latest tips and tricks to keep your horses hooves healthy over the summer month from the FormaHoof Expert team, farriers and FCA’s Aletia Reilingh, Bart Lambert and nutritional Expert Lisa Elliott.

FormaHoof supportive treatment for Laminittis n Horses

Alaska instantly was very comfortable and confident in her stride when we applied the first FormaHoof during her laminitis rehab.

We would like to introduce you to our two new scientifically formulated equine hoof supplements – FormaHoof HoofRehab and FormaHoof SportHoof.

Farrier & FormaHoof Certified Applicator Bart Lambert was interviewed by Ekico about the essential role of a blacksmith, described the severe laminitis case of Biola, a Spanish mare.

Giving Back For Good! FormaHoof Mould Replace & Donate Program - Send back your old FormaHoof Moulds to help horses and ponies in need and get two for one in return!

FormaHoof Official Hoof Health Partner of the Polo Rider Cup

FormaHoof Becomes Official Hoof Health Partner of The POLO RIDER CUP​: The ultimate polo club competition at the international level.

FormaHoof is the most effective solution to a wide range of hoof problems the equine world faces on a daily basis. From laminitis, thin soles and white line disease to conformation, developmental and poor performance issues, FormaHoof offers immediate pain relief whilst giving stability and support to allow the hoof to regenerate, naturally.

After battling a lack of professional hoof care services, Desiree and her husband used the lockdown period to expand their skills, become hoof trimmer and complete the FormaHoof certification process.

Why non-approved FormaHoof products should be avoided, for the sake of your horse and the sake of your pocket in the long-term.

The writing of this article has been prompted by the observed rise in damage suffered by FormaHoof customers and horse owners as a result of the use of non-approved 3rd party products to perform FormaHoof applications.

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One special case, a horse named Biene (meaning bee in German). She is a 25 year old Haflinger mare with big, brown, doey eyes and is a real fighter. Biene transited successfully back to barefoot after a speedy laminitis recovery.

FormaHoof feeding tips for laminitis recovery by Lisa Elliott

In this blog post, Equine Scientist and FormaHoof Team member Lisa, will explain, what laminitis is, how it occurs and how you can help reduce the risk to your horse through the right feed and nutrition.

On the back of their tremendous success Formahoof have enhanced and extended their sponsorship with Tramore racecourse for 2021. The deal will see FormaHoof sponsor all 77 best turned-out prizes for grooms in 2021 as well as sponsoring three races at Tramore.

On the back of their tremendous success Formahoof have enhanced and extended their sponsorship with Tramore racecourse for 2021.

Treating laminitis in broodmares with FormaHoof

Using FormaHoof to manage such chronic laminitis cases dramatically improves quality of life for both the horse and everyone in the horse care group!

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A great thing has just got better with the launch of FormaHoof Flex Mesh!​

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FormaHoof can provide much-needed protection as part of a winter hoof care regime to help combat the many challenges of winter.

FormaHoof hoof care for horse breeders, foal limb conformation, laminitis

Effective hoof care management is crucial for the health of stallions, broodmares and foals. Chek out FormaHoof's tips for various hoof related scenarios in the reproduction cycle.

Take the right approach when considering a FormaHoof treatment for your horse.

FormaHoof can provide much-needed protection as part of a winter hoof care regime to help combat the many challenges of winter.

Foot welfare is so important across all equine disciplines, including polo. Polo Times UK caught up with FormaHoof & Cotterel Polo to see how problem feet might be treated.

The FormaHoof Academy gives equine professionals the chance to tackle various hoof-related problems and become a FormaHoof Certified Applicator.