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Webinars

All our educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events will appear on the calendar.


WTF? What the Founder

This webinar is aimed at new and experienced professionals who would like to feel more confident as they take on laminitis and founder cases. If you are just starting out or have some experience and would like to come to these difficult cases armed with more knowledge and a better plan, this is for you.

With Jeannean Mercuri / Where Online / When February 26, 2023 -1:00 pm (Denver) / Cost $35.00 / $55.00 Non-member / Credits 3 credits Status Active

EMS (IR) and PPID; Diagnosis and Management

Join Dr. Gustafson, the director and research advisor for the ECIR group, as she shares her extensive knowledge of metabolic issues in equines.

With Dr. Kathleen Gustafson / Where Online / When March 4, 2023 -1:00 pm (Denver) / Cost $60.00 / $110.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits Status Active

Starting Your Hoof Care Business

If you are ready to start your hoof care business or would like some tips to get your existing business running more efficiently, Christina Krueger can guide you through the process.

With Christina Krueger / Where online / When April 2, 2023 -1:00 pm (Denver) / Cost $35.00 / $55.00 Non-member / Credits 3 credits Status Active

Interpersonal Relationships; working with clients and professionals

The goal of this webinar is to help participants understand the nature and purpose of relationships, and to recognize and use communication techniques that will more effectively promote their interest within the relationship. This will help you to work with your clients and other professionals more effectively.

With Randy Fisher / Where Recording / Cost $25.00 / $45.00 Non-member / Credits 1 credits Status Active

Trimming Foals

Join PHCP member and hoof care provider Kirsten Proctor to learn the ins and outs of trimming and developing healthy hooves in foals. Learn to evaluate and address conformational issues. The recording is available until the end of April 2023.

With Kirsten Proctor / Where Recording / Cost $25.00 / $45.00 Non-member / Credits 2 credits Status Active

The Smart Way to Feed Horses

Horse owners will commonly seek advice from their hoof care practitioner about the best approach to feeding their horses. It is vital that you can help with informed advice based on scientific evidence and common sense rather than fads or myths. This is a 2 part webinar and fulfills the Advanced Nutrition course requirement for PHCP students.

With Carol Layton B.Sc M.Ed / Where Online / Cost $60.00 / $110.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

Choosing and Fitting Hoof Boots

PHCP member Sara Hunt will guide you to the successful use of hoof boots with your clients and on your own horses. This webinar recording is available for purchase. Both hoof care practitioners and owners will benefit from this information.

With Sara Hunt / Where online / Cost $35.00 / $55.00 Non-member / Credits 2 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

Dr. Robert Bowker on the Equine Hoof

This is a four-part webinar series with the renowned Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD. With subjects from “normal pathology” to blood flow and the function of nerves in the equine foot you will get the latest research from Dr. Bowker and a better understanding of how your trim affects the hoof.

With Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD / Where Online / Cost $100.00 / $175.00 Non-member / Credits 12 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

Understanding and Reversing “Sinkers” and Hoof Capsule Rotation

In this two part webinar, Pete Ramey will help you to recognize and reverse distal descent and capsule rotation.

With Pete Ramey / Where Online / Cost $70.00 / $125.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

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Beginner clinics

All our educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events will appear on the calendar.


Beginning clinic – Colorado

This three day clinic fulfills the PHCP beginning clinic requirement. Learn distal limb anatomy through exploration, trimming and dissection of cadaver hooves, along with shoe removal, hoof protection and more.

With Philip Himanka / Where 1598 State Highway 52 Erie, CO / When May 26, 2023 -9:00 am (Denver) / Cost $525.00 / $675.00 Non-member / Credits 24 credits Status Active

Beginning clinic – New York

This three day clinic fulfills the PHCP beginning clinic requirement. Learn distal limb anatomy through exploration, trimming and dissection of cadaver hooves, along with shoe removal, hoof protection and more.

With Jeannean Mercuri / Where Ridge, NY / When June 3, 2023 Cost $525.00 / $675.00 Non-member / Credits 24 credits Status Active

Beginning clinic – Quebec

This three day clinic fulfills the PHCP beginning clinic requirement. Learn distal limb anatomy through exploration, trimming and dissection of cadaver hooves, along with shoe removal, hoof protection and more.

With Maia Chaput / Where Rigaud, QC / When June 9, 2023 Cost $525.00 / $675.00 Non-member / Credits 24 credits Status Active

Beginning clinic – California

This three day clinic fulfills the PHCP beginning clinic requirement. Learn distal limb anatomy through exploration, trimming and dissection of cadaver hooves, along with shoe removal, hoof protection and more.

With Melody OBrien / Where 194 Cate St, Quincy, CA 95971 / When October 6, 2023 Cost $525.00 / $675.00 Non-member / Credits 24 credits Status Active

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Electives

All our educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events will appear on the calendar.


WTF? What the Founder

This webinar is aimed at new and experienced professionals who would like to feel more confident as they take on laminitis and founder cases. If you are just starting out or have some experience and would like to come to these difficult cases armed with more knowledge and a better plan, this is for you.

With Jeannean Mercuri / Where Online / When February 26, 2023 -1:00 pm (Denver) / Cost $35.00 / $55.00 Non-member / Credits 3 credits Status Active

EMS (IR) and PPID; Diagnosis and Management

Join Dr. Gustafson, the director and research advisor for the ECIR group, as she shares her extensive knowledge of metabolic issues in equines.

With Dr. Kathleen Gustafson / Where Online / When March 4, 2023 -1:00 pm (Denver) / Cost $60.00 / $110.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits Status Active

Advanced Anatomy and Dissection

Join renowned anatomist Paige Poss, for an in-depth look at the anatomy of the hoof and distal limb.

With Paige Poss / Where Tuscon, AZ / When March 18, 2023 Cost $350.00 / $450.00 Non-member / Credits 16 credits Status Active

Starting Your Hoof Care Business

If you are ready to start your hoof care business or would like some tips to get your existing business running more efficiently, Christina Krueger can guide you through the process.

With Christina Krueger / Where online / When April 2, 2023 -1:00 pm (Denver) / Cost $35.00 / $55.00 Non-member / Credits 3 credits Status Active

Glue-On Hoof Protection

Learn the proper techniques for the successful application of glue-on hoof protection in this two day hands on clinic. Deanna has an extensive education and years of experience applying a variety of glue-on hoof products.

With Deanna Stoppler / Where Good Hope Farm, 57 E Shore Rd, South Hero, VT / When April 22, 2023 Cost $500.00 / $600.00 Non-member / Credits 16 credits Status Active

Reading Radiographs for the Hoof Care Practitioner

As a Hoof Care Practitioner, understanding the basics of how to read a radiograph is important to your work and will help you to communicate with your client’s veterinarian. Join Dr. Allison for this hands-on clinic in Ridge, NY.

With Allison Williges DVM / Where Ridge, NY / When June 2, 2023 Cost $175.00 / $225.00 Non-member / Credits 8 credits Status Active

Advanced Anatomy and Glue-on Hoof Protection

This three day clinic combines advanced anatomy and glue-on hoof protection for advanced students and professionals. Philip Himanka combines his extensive education and years of experience to bring you this advanced level clinic.

With Philip Himanka / Where 1598 State Highway 52, Erie CO / When June 23, 2023 Cost $675.00 / $725.00 Non-member / Credits 24 credits Status Active

Interpersonal Relationships; working with clients and professionals

The goal of this webinar is to help participants understand the nature and purpose of relationships, and to recognize and use communication techniques that will more effectively promote their interest within the relationship. This will help you to work with your clients and other professionals more effectively.

With Randy Fisher / Where Recording / Cost $25.00 / $45.00 Non-member / Credits 1 credits Status Active

Trimming Foals

Join PHCP member and hoof care provider Kirsten Proctor to learn the ins and outs of trimming and developing healthy hooves in foals. Learn to evaluate and address conformational issues. The recording is available until the end of April 2023.

With Kirsten Proctor / Where Recording / Cost $25.00 / $45.00 Non-member / Credits 2 credits Status Active

The Smart Way to Feed Horses

Horse owners will commonly seek advice from their hoof care practitioner about the best approach to feeding their horses. It is vital that you can help with informed advice based on scientific evidence and common sense rather than fads or myths. This is a 2 part webinar and fulfills the Advanced Nutrition course requirement for PHCP students.

With Carol Layton B.Sc M.Ed / Where Online / Cost $60.00 / $110.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

Choosing and Fitting Hoof Boots

PHCP member Sara Hunt will guide you to the successful use of hoof boots with your clients and on your own horses. This webinar recording is available for purchase. Both hoof care practitioners and owners will benefit from this information.

With Sara Hunt / Where online / Cost $35.00 / $55.00 Non-member / Credits 2 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

Dr. Robert Bowker on the Equine Hoof

This is a four-part webinar series with the renowned Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD. With subjects from “normal pathology” to blood flow and the function of nerves in the equine foot you will get the latest research from Dr. Bowker and a better understanding of how your trim affects the hoof.

With Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD / Where Online / Cost $100.00 / $175.00 Non-member / Credits 12 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

Understanding and Reversing “Sinkers” and Hoof Capsule Rotation

In this two part webinar, Pete Ramey will help you to recognize and reverse distal descent and capsule rotation.

With Pete Ramey / Where Online / Cost $70.00 / $125.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits Status Currently unscheduled.

NRC Plus

From Nov. 1, 2019 to Jan. 15, 2020, there is a 2 for 1 special on all full length and short courses. This course fulfills the Advanced Nutrition course requirement for PHCP students.

With Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD / Where on-line course / Credits 10 credits Status Active

Basics of Reading Radiographs

From Nov. 1, 2019 to Jan. 15, 2020, there is a 2 for 1 special on all full length and short courses. This course fulfills the Reading Radiograph course requirement for PHCP students.

With Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD / Where On-line course / Credits 10 credits Status Active

Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance

From Nov. 1, 2019 to Jan. 15, 2020, there is a 2 for 1 special on all full length and short courses. This course fulfills the Insulin Resistance/Cushing’s disease course requirement for PHCP students.

With Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD / Where on-line course / Credits 10 credits Status Active

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Resources

All our educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events will appear on the calendar.


Distal Limb Anatomy and Hoof Care

New students should start here. There are websites listed here that will help prepare you for the beginning anatomy clinics.

Metabolic Conditions

We suggest these websites and books to deepen your understand of Insulin Resistance, Cushing’s, and the laminitis that often accompanies metabolic conditions.

Whole Horse Media

A variety sources, including The Humble Hoof podcast, will enhance your education in equines related subjects.

Diet and Lifestyle

Recommended sources to learn about nutrition and horse keeping for optimal health.

Forage Feeders

Slow feeder can make an incredible difference in your equine’s mental and physical health. Here are some great sources.

Hoof Protection

Alternatives to steel shoes for hoof protection can be found here.

Supplements

Test and balance your hay to optimize your horses health. Here are some great sources for mineral supplements and more.

Practitioner Health

Trimming is tough on your body. Check out these resources to heal and maintain your health.

Practitioner Tools and Hoof Products

Owning quality trimming tools is so important to your practice. Here are some suggestions.