the Art of Holistic horsemanship at the dharmahorse equine sanctuary


Workshop on Practical Natural Hoof Care
A portion of the proceeds helps to support the Dharma Horses

Duration: 1 Day

When: Saturday November 19, 2016 from 9am to 4pm

Where: Dharmahorse Equine Sanctuary
             6874 Coyote Road Las Cruces

Cost:     Full Participant (Brings own horse) - $120 (max 4)

             Part Participant (Using Dharma Horses) - $75 (max 8)

             Auditor (no hands on) - $50
                - Discount for Students and Seniors (60+) - $40

Note: Registrations close November 12th 2016.  Payment in full must be received to ensure your place.

Contact Us

             Ph: 575 541 0137

 Other Information:

Attendees are requested to arrive by 8:30am. We have a lot of material to cover and will be starting promptly at 9:00am.
Coffee, Tea  and cookies provided
Bring your lunch and snacks
Hands On Participants should bring gloves and a rasp
Bring a hoof stand if you have one
Handout provided

Topics Covered

Theory (9:00am to 12pm)

The importance of Feed & Environment & Movement
Understanding the hoof
The Transition to Barefoot
Herbal Supplements
Common concerns  (Diseases) of the domestic hoof
Recognizing and treating common hoof issues
Hoof Trimming Strategy
Selection of Tools
Working with the Horse

Practical Work (12:30pm to 4:00pm)

Assessment of each hoof
Apply Trimming Strategy
Consideration of overall conformation