PHCP

Progressive Hoof Care Practitioners

COVID-19 NOTICE: If travel and social interactions are not advisable at the time of a scheduled hands-on clinic, all payments will be refunded. Please check with the clinician for updates. Your safety is important to us. Consider joining us for a webinar – interactive, yet socially distanced.

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Webinars

All clinics are open to the public.


Webinar
Elective

IR/PPID: Diagnosis and Management

The most up to date information on equine insulin resistance and Cushing’s disease. Both sessions of this 2 part webinar must be taken together. This webinar fulfills the PPID/IR course requirement for PHCP students.

With Jaini Clougher, BVSc, BSc / Where on-line / When September 13, 2020 -5:00 pm
(Denver)
/ Cost $50.00 / $100.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits

Webinar
Elective

WTF? Founder and Laminitis

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 Webinar / Credits 3 credits

Webinar

Free EponaMind Metron-Hoof webinar

Please join us to learn all about the Metron-Hoof photo measurement software, designed by EponaMind, for the hoof care practitioners as well as owners, trainers, and veterinarians.

With Monique Craig / Where on-line / When April 9, 2020 -6:00 pm
(Denver)

Webinar
Elective

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 on-line / Cost $50.00 / $100.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits

Webinar

Free Cavallo Hoof Boot webinar

Carole Herder and Greg Giles will share information about their hoof boots as well as other Cavallo Horse & Rider products.

With Carole Herder & Greg Giles / Where on-line / When April 5, 2020 -6:00 pm
(Denver)

Webinar
Elective

Recognizing and developing healthy hooves

Maia Chaput, a PHCP Mentor, has developed with her colleague, an online 3 part clinic covering a variety of foundational subjects for owners and aspiring practitioners. Learn to recognize the elements that form the basis of sound, healthy and well balanced hooves.

With Maia Chaput and Catherine Larose / Where on-line / When April 3, 2020 -4:45 pm
(Denver)
/ Cost $45.00 / Credits 6 credits

Webinar

Free Scoot Boot webinar

Learn about these great hoof boots from Dave MacDonald, the co-founder and creator of Scoot Boots.

With Dave MacDonald / Where on-line / When March 29, 2020 -7:00 pm
(Denver)

Webinar
Elective

Donkey Handling, Psychology and Trimming

Ever wonder how donkeys are different from our horse clients and companions? Learn all about handling, feeding, trimming, and more from Megan Hensley, The Donkey Farrier in this two part webinar.

With Megan Hensley / Where webinar / Cost $25 / $45 Non-member / Credits 3 credits

Webinar
Elective

Foal Trimming and Handling

Join PHCP member and hoof care provider Kirsten Proctor to learn the ins and outs of trimming and developing healthy hooves in foals.

With Kirsten Proctor / Where Webinar / Cost $25.00 / $45.00 Non-member / Credits 2 credits

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Beginner clinics

All clinics are open to the public.


Beginner clinic
Elective

Exploring the Equine Hoof

This is a five hour lecture using a power point and preserved cadaver specimens. It’s recommended you take this with the Beginner Trimming if you are new to natural hoof care.

With Ida Hammer / Where Lincoln, AK / When September 12, 2020 / Cost $75.00 / Credits 5 credits

Beginner clinic

Beginner Trimming

Learn basic hoof function and anatomy with step by step trimming and dissection on a cadaver leg. This fulfills the Beginning Anatomy/Trimming requirement for PHCP students.

With Ida Hammer / Where Ruffin, NC / When October 3, 2020 / Cost $250.00 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic

Booting, Casting, Shoe Removal & Power Tools

This clinic covers the various methods of shoe removal for ease and comfort to both horse and trimmer, as well as how to fit and use a wide variety of hoof boots based on performance, rehab and rider needs. This clinic fulfills the Beginning Booting and Shoe Removal clinic requirement for PHCP students.

With Jeannean Mercuri / Where Ridge, NY / When August 8, 2020 / Cost $150.00 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic

Beginning Anatomy and Dissection

Previously radiographed cadaver legs will be utilized to study anatomy and trimming clues through dissection, followed by trimming on live horses. This clinic fulfills the Beginning Anatomy clinic requirement for PHCP students.

With Jeannean Mercuri / Where Ridge, NY / When August 9, 2020 / Cost $150.00 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic
Elective

Hoof Protection Class

Learn to choose, modify, and fit the right boots for the right job. Day 1 fulfills the Beginning Hoof Protection and Shoe Removal requirement for PHCP students. Days 2 and 3 cover casting, glue ons, impression material, pour-ins, and many more related products.

With Ida Hammer / Cost $225.00 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic
Elective

Advanced Anatomy and Dissection

Anatomy meets trimming! Join renowned anatomist and PHCP Mentor, Paige Poss, for an in-depth look at how your work effects the internal structures of the hoof. This clinic will take place one day before Paige’s beginning clinics so you can attend all three in one location. Check back for Feb. 2021 dates.

With Paige Poss / Where Tuscon, AZ / Cost $150.00 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic

Booting and Shoe Removal

Covers techniques for shoe removal with safety, comfort, and efficiency in mind. Learn about fitting and using hoof boots and casts, and how these fit into your hoof care business. This clinic fulfills the Beginning Booting and Shoe Removal clinic requirement for PHCP students. Check back for Feb. 2021 dates.

With Paige Poss / Where Tuscon, AZ / Cost $150 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic

Beginning Anatomy and Dissection

Explore and learn about distal limb anatomy through trimming and then dissection of cadaver feet with a variety of pathologies. This clinic fulfills the Beginning Anatomy and Dissection requirement for PHCP student. Check back for Feb.2021 dates.

With Paige Poss / Where Tuscon, AZ / Cost $150 / Credits 8 credits

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Electives

All clinics are open to the public.


Webinar
Elective

IR/PPID: Diagnosis and Management

The most up to date information on equine insulin resistance and Cushing’s disease. Both sessions of this 2 part webinar must be taken together. This webinar fulfills the PPID/IR course requirement for PHCP students.

With Jaini Clougher, BVSc, BSc / Where on-line / When September 13, 2020 -5:00 pm
(Denver)
/ Cost $50.00 / $100.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits

Beginner clinic
Elective

Exploring the Equine Hoof

This is a five hour lecture using a power point and preserved cadaver specimens. It’s recommended you take this with the Beginner Trimming if you are new to natural hoof care.

With Ida Hammer / Where Lincoln, AK / When September 12, 2020 / Cost $75.00 / Credits 5 credits

Webinar
Elective

WTF? Founder and Laminitis

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 Webinar / Credits 3 credits

Elective

Pete Ramey two days clinic

In the horse world, Pete Ramey needs no introduction. For dates and locations visit hoofrehab.com.

With Pete Ramey / Where Franklin, NC / When October 17, 2020 / Credits 20 credits

Beginner clinic
Elective

Hoof Protection Class

Learn to choose, modify, and fit the right boots for the right job. Day 1 fulfills the Beginning Hoof Protection and Shoe Removal requirement for PHCP students. Days 2 and 3 cover casting, glue ons, impression material, pour-ins, and many more related products.

With Ida Hammer / Cost $225.00 / Credits 8 credits

Beginner clinic
Elective

Advanced Anatomy and Dissection

Anatomy meets trimming! Join renowned anatomist and PHCP Mentor, Paige Poss, for an in-depth look at how your work effects the internal structures of the hoof. This clinic will take place one day before Paige’s beginning clinics so you can attend all three in one location. Check back for Feb. 2021 dates.

With Paige Poss / Where Tuscon, AZ / Cost $150.00 / Credits 8 credits

Elective

NO Laminitis Conference

Save the Date!

/ Where Best Western Premier, Harrisburg, PA / When August 11, 2021 / Credits 20 credits

Webinar
Elective

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 on-line / Cost $50.00 / $100.00 Non-member / Credits 6 credits

Elective

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

Elective

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

Elective

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

Webinar
Elective

Recognizing and developing healthy hooves

Maia Chaput, a PHCP Mentor, has developed with her colleague, an online 3 part clinic covering a variety of foundational subjects for owners and aspiring practitioners. Learn to recognize the elements that form the basis of sound, healthy and well balanced hooves.

With Maia Chaput and Catherine Larose / Where on-line / When April 3, 2020 -4:45 pm
(Denver)
/ Cost $45.00 / Credits 6 credits

Webinar
Elective

Donkey Handling, Psychology and Trimming

Ever wonder how donkeys are different from our horse clients and companions? Learn all about handling, feeding, trimming, and more from Megan Hensley, The Donkey Farrier in this two part webinar.

With Megan Hensley / Where webinar / Cost $25 / $45 Non-member / Credits 3 credits

Elective

Equine Professional Ride-Along or Clinic

Complete elective credit by spending the day with an equine professional.

Webinar
Elective

Foal Trimming and Handling

Join PHCP member and hoof care provider Kirsten Proctor to learn the ins and outs of trimming and developing healthy hooves in foals.

With Kirsten Proctor / Where Webinar / Cost $25.00 / $45.00 Non-member / Credits 2 credits