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Webinars

All educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events appear on the calendar. Webinar instructions can be found right here.


Wear Patterns, What They Really Mean!

In part 1 of this two-part webinar series, Nick Hill will discuss how we can use hoof wear patterns to validate how trimming affects the way horses move. He will introduce a protocol that can be used by horse owners and professionals to track hoof care over time.

With Nick Hill / Type Webinar / When Jul 21, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Wear Patterns, What They Really Mean!

In part 2 of this two-part webinar series, Nick Hill will continue the discussion about how we can use hoof wear patterns to validate how trimming affects the way horses move, and expand on the protocol presented in the first webinar.

With Nick Hill / Type Webinar / When Jul 28, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Feeding for Special Needs

Join Carol Layton as she helps you design the best diet for that horse with special needs, such as older horses, managing ulcers, DSLD, and more.

With Carol Layton / Type Webinar / When Aug 13, 2024 - 4:00 pm / Cost $45, $80 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Feeding Pregnant and Growing Horses

Join Carol Layton to optimize your feeding program for the pregnant and growing horse.

With Carol Layton / Type Webinar / When Sep 10, 2024 - 4:00 pm / Cost $45, $80 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Feeding Performance Horses

Join Carol Layton, an equine nutritionist, as she helps you create the best feeding protocol for your performance horse.

With Carol Layton / Type Online / Cost $45, $80 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until July 10, 2025)

The Smart Way to Feed Horses

In part two of this two-part series, Carol Layton will discuss the best and safest horse feeds and the key nutrients that aid in rehabilitation, plus horse management practices.

With Carol Layton / Type Online / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until Nov. 20, 2024)

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 nutritional considerations for horses with metabolic issues. This webinar fulfills the metabolic studies requirement for PHCP students.

With Dr. Kathleen Gustafson / Type Online / Cost $65.00, $110.00 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until Oct. 6, 2024)

Reading Radiographs for the Hoof Care Practitioner

Join Dr. Allison Williges in this webinar to learn how to read radiographs and improve decision making during the trimming process. This webinar fulfills the reading radiograph requirement for PHCP students.

With Dr. Allison Williges / Type Online / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (6 months)

Dr. Tomas Teskey on the Equine Dental-Body Connection

Dr. Tomas Teskey will share with us the connection between dental and body balance in this 2 part webinar.

With Tomas Teskey DVM / Type Online / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until August 18)

Starting Your Hoof Care Business

If you are just starting your career or looking for tips to efficiently run an already existing business, this webinar with Christina Krueger is for you.

With Christina Krueger / Type Online / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 3 / Status Active, Recording (available until 12/31/24)

Choosing and Fitting Hoof Boots

What’s the best hoof boot? The best one for the horse! Learn how to choose the best boot in this webinar with PHCP Practitioner Sara Hunt of Spectrum Equine.

With Sara Hunt / Type Online / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 2 / Status Active, Recording (available until September 24,2024)

Equine Biosecurity; It’s All About Prevention

Join Caroline Barstow DVM and learn how you can prevent the spread of equine disease in your practice.

With Dr. Caroline Barstow / Type Online / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Active, Recording (available until May 13, 2024)

Essential Oils for Horses

Learn safe and effective techniques for using essential oils with your horses. In this FREE webinar recording, Yvonne Litza discusses getting started with oils in the barn and at home.

With Yvonne Litza / Type Online / / Status Active, Recording (available thru July)

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 / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 3 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Sustaining Your Hoof Care Business

Corrie Mannion will be sharing lessons learned after getting burned out and helpful ways for you to make your hoof care business more sustainable financially, emotionally, and physically.

With Corrie Mannion / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Paige Poss Explores Hoof Distortions and Hoof Related Pain

In part two of this two-part webinar series, Paige Poss meticulously documents the palmar digital nerve’s precise path, offering valuable insights into its placement and its potential impact on equine lameness.

With Paige Poss / Type Online / Cost $100, $175 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Donkey Behavior and Handling

Ross Keller will be teaching about donkey behavior, behavior modification (gentling), and appropriate handling techniques.

With Ross Keller / Type Online / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Utilizing Hoof Imaging in your Trimming Decisions

Monique Craig of EponaMind will teach you how to utilize good radiographs and hoof photos, to reach your trimming goals.

With Monique Craig / Type Webinar / Cost $45, $75 non-member / Credits 2 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Dr. Bowker on the Vasculature of the Equine Hoof

Dr. Robert Bowker will share with us how the vasculature of the equine hoof is unique.

With Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD / Type Webinar / Cost $100.00, $175.00 non-member / Credits 4 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Creating a Track System for Thriving Equines and Sustainable Management

Here is the help you need to create a track system for your horses, to stimulate daily movement that promotes healthy bodies and minds.

With Ruthie Thompson-Klein / Type Webinar / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Introduction to Flex Boots™

Join the Flex Boots™ team for this free webinar to learn about the Flex Boots™ brand and products, including how to properly fit and size.

With Flex Boot's Riikka Kemppainen / Type Online / / Status Active, Recording (Until May 19, 2024)

Genetics of Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Laminitis Risk

Join Dr. Norton as she discusses the study of how genetics plays a role with metabolic horses.

With Dr. Elaine Norton / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

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 / Cost $25.00, $45.00 non-member / Credits 2 / Status Currently unscheduled.

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Beginner clinics

All educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events appear on the calendar. Webinar instructions can be found right here.


Beginning Clinic in 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 / Type Hands-on / Where Quincy, CA / When Sep 13, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $525.00, $675.00 non-member / Credits 24 / Status Active

Beginning Clinic in 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 / Type Hands-on / Where Rigaud, QC / When Oct 19, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $525.00, $675.00 non-member / Credits 24 / Status Active

Beginning Clinic in Tennessee

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 Lorie Fleenor / Type Hands-on / Where Bristol, TN / When Nov 9, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $525.00, $675.00 non-member / Credits 24 / Status Active

Beginning Clinic in Florida

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 / Type Hands-on / Where Spring Hill, FL / Cost $525.00, $675.00 non-member / Credits 24 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Beginning Clinic in 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 / Type Hands-on / Where Erie, CO / Cost $525.00, $675.00 non-member / Credits 24 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Beginning Clinic in 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 / Type Hands-on / Where Ridge, NY / Cost $525.00, $675.00 non-member / Credits 24 / Status Currently unscheduled.

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Electives

All educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events appear on the calendar. Webinar instructions can be found right here.


PHCP 2024 conference

Early bird registration is open! Continue your education, socialize with old and make new friends in the industry.

Type Conference / Where Chicago, IL / When Oct 3, 2024 Cost $325.00, $400.00 non-member / Credits 25 / Status Active

Wear Patterns, What They Really Mean!

In part 1 of this two-part webinar series, Nick Hill will discuss how we can use hoof wear patterns to validate how trimming affects the way horses move. He will introduce a protocol that can be used by horse owners and professionals to track hoof care over time.

With Nick Hill / Type Webinar / When Jul 21, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Wear Patterns, What They Really Mean!

In part 2 of this two-part webinar series, Nick Hill will continue the discussion about how we can use hoof wear patterns to validate how trimming affects the way horses move, and expand on the protocol presented in the first webinar.

With Nick Hill / Type Webinar / When Jul 28, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Feeding for Special Needs

Join Carol Layton as she helps you design the best diet for that horse with special needs, such as older horses, managing ulcers, DSLD, and more.

With Carol Layton / Type Webinar / When Aug 13, 2024 - 4:00 pm / Cost $45, $80 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Feeding Pregnant and Growing Horses

Join Carol Layton to optimize your feeding program for the pregnant and growing horse.

With Carol Layton / Type Webinar / When Sep 10, 2024 - 4:00 pm / Cost $45, $80 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active (6 months)

Advanced Anatomy

This advanced anatomy clinic will help you to better assess the hoof and visualize the internal structures in relation to external landmarks.

With Maia Chaput / Type Hands-on / Where Rigaud, QC / When Oct 26, 2024 - 9:00 am / Cost $350, $450 non-member / Credits 16 / Status Active

Feeding Performance Horses

Join Carol Layton, an equine nutritionist, as she helps you create the best feeding protocol for your performance horse.

With Carol Layton / Type Online / Cost $45, $80 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until July 10, 2025)

The Smart Way to Feed Horses

In part two of this two-part series, Carol Layton will discuss the best and safest horse feeds and the key nutrients that aid in rehabilitation, plus horse management practices.

With Carol Layton / Type Online / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until Nov. 20, 2024)

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 nutritional considerations for horses with metabolic issues. This webinar fulfills the metabolic studies requirement for PHCP students.

With Dr. Kathleen Gustafson / Type Online / Cost $65.00, $110.00 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until Oct. 6, 2024)

Reading Radiographs for the Hoof Care Practitioner

Join Dr. Allison Williges in this webinar to learn how to read radiographs and improve decision making during the trimming process. This webinar fulfills the reading radiograph requirement for PHCP students.

With Dr. Allison Williges / Type Online / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (6 months)

Dr. Tomas Teskey on the Equine Dental-Body Connection

Dr. Tomas Teskey will share with us the connection between dental and body balance in this 2 part webinar.

With Tomas Teskey DVM / Type Online / Cost $65, $110 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Active, Recording (available until August 18)

Starting Your Hoof Care Business

If you are just starting your career or looking for tips to efficiently run an already existing business, this webinar with Christina Krueger is for you.

With Christina Krueger / Type Online / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 3 / Status Active, Recording (available until 12/31/24)

Choosing and Fitting Hoof Boots

What’s the best hoof boot? The best one for the horse! Learn how to choose the best boot in this webinar with PHCP Practitioner Sara Hunt of Spectrum Equine.

With Sara Hunt / Type Online / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 2 / Status Active, Recording (available until September 24,2024)

Hands-on 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. This clinic fulfills the reading radiograph requirement for PHCP students.

With Allison Williges DVM / Type Hands-on / Where Ridge, NY / Cost $175.00, $225.00 non-member / Credits 8 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Equine Biosecurity; It’s All About Prevention

Join Caroline Barstow DVM and learn how you can prevent the spread of equine disease in your practice.

With Dr. Caroline Barstow / Type Online / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Active, Recording (available until May 13, 2024)

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 / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 3 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Sustaining Your Hoof Care Business

Corrie Mannion will be sharing lessons learned after getting burned out and helpful ways for you to make your hoof care business more sustainable financially, emotionally, and physically.

With Corrie Mannion / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Paige Poss Explores Hoof Distortions and Hoof Related Pain

In part two of this two-part webinar series, Paige Poss meticulously documents the palmar digital nerve’s precise path, offering valuable insights into its placement and its potential impact on equine lameness.

With Paige Poss / Type Online / Cost $100, $175 non-member / Credits 6 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Donkey Behavior and Handling

Ross Keller will be teaching about donkey behavior, behavior modification (gentling), and appropriate handling techniques.

With Ross Keller / Type Online / Cost $35.00, $55.00 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Dr. Bowker on the Vasculature of the Equine Hoof

Dr. Robert Bowker will share with us how the vasculature of the equine hoof is unique.

With Robert M. Bowker, VMD, PhD / Type Webinar / Cost $100.00, $175.00 non-member / Credits 4 / Status Currently unscheduled.

Creating a Track System for Thriving Equines and Sustainable Management

Here is the help you need to create a track system for your horses, to stimulate daily movement that promotes healthy bodies and minds.

With Ruthie Thompson-Klein / Type Webinar / Cost $35, $55 non-member / Credits 1 / Status Currently unscheduled.

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 / Cost $25.00, $45.00 non-member / Credits 2 / Status Currently unscheduled.

NRC Plus

This course fulfills the advanced nutrition course requirement for PHCP students.

With Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD / Credits 10 / Status Active

Basics of Reading Radiographs

This course fulfills the Reading Radiograph course requirement for PHCP students.

With Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD / Credits 10 / Status Active

Cushing’s and Insulin Resistance

This course fulfills the Insulin Resistance/Cushing’s disease course requirement for PHCP students.

With Eleanor M. Kellon, VMD / Credits 10 / Status Active

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Resources

All educational offerings are open to the public. Currently scheduled events appear on the calendar. Webinar instructions can be found right here.


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.

On the calendar

All webinar times are listed in Mountain Time (Denver). Use the converter to find your local time. For past webinar recordings, visit the Learn page.

Webinar / View details

Jul 21, 2024

9:00 am

Wear Patterns, What They Really Mean!

In part 1 of this two-part webinar series, Nick Hill will discuss how we can use hoof wear patterns to validate how trimming affects the way horses move. He will introduce a protocol that can be used by horse owners and professionals to track hoof care over time.

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Jul 28, 2024

9:00 am

Wear Patterns, What They Really Mean!

In part 2 of this two-part webinar series, Nick Hill will continue the discussion about how we can use hoof wear patterns to validate how trimming affects the way horses move, and expand on the protocol presented in the first webinar.

Webinar / View details

Aug 13, 2024

4:00 pm

Feeding for Special Needs

Join Carol Layton as she helps you design the best diet for that horse with special needs, such as older horses, managing ulcers, DSLD, and more.

Webinar / View details

Sep 10, 2024

4:00 pm

Feeding Pregnant and Growing Horses

Join Carol Layton to optimize your feeding program for the pregnant and growing horse.

Hands-on / View details

Sep 13, 2024 - Sep 15, 2024

9:00 am

Beginning Clinic in 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.

Quincy, CA

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Oct 3, 2024 - Oct 6, 2024

PHCP 2024 conference

Early bird registration is open! Continue your education, socialize with old and make new friends in the industry.

Chicago, IL

Hands-on / View details

Oct 19, 2024 - Oct 21, 2024

9:00 am

Beginning Clinic in 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.

Rigaud, QC

Hands-on / View details

Oct 26, 2024 - Oct 27, 2024

9:00 am

Advanced Anatomy

This advanced anatomy clinic will help you to better assess the hoof and visualize the internal structures in relation to external landmarks.

Rigaud, QC

Hands-on / View details

Nov 9, 2024 - Nov 11, 2024

9:00 am

Beginning Clinic in Tennessee

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.

Bristol, TN