Dare2bebarefoot – Foot trimming course

Following the success of our recent foot trimming course, Dare2bebarefoot  will be travelling to Cortijo Los Lobos to run a 3 day course on hoof care: 29th September to 2nd October

Price is 370 euros for the 3 days including accommodation ( based on two people sharing – single person supplement 40 euros per night), breakfast, lunches and evening meals, airport transfers, use of pool, Jacuzzi and mountain bike hire.
Non course participating friends or partners welcome, for people wanting to make a holiday of it, subject to available space. this will be 250 euros.
Places for the three days are limited to 8 people

Please note flights are not included in the price but are very cheap at the moment!

Friday 29th September
2pm- An informative course on the variety of factors that contribute to the equines hoof form and function, including the digestive system, stress, the environment, pain the equines body and conformation and how to make small changes that can ultimately make a big difference to barefoot horses. (with breaks when needed)
6pm- 8pm Light refreshments and the Dessert Brumby
8-10pm Evening meal


Saturday 30th September
9am – 10.30 am the anatomy of the hoof and 3D bone jigsaw puzzle
10.30am -11am Break
11am – 1pm The horses gait and how this relates to hoof form and function. We will look at number of horses walking, their landings and how this affects hoof shape.ie the different between true flare and false flare. We will also look at important points of the hoof and identify wear points in relation to the downward weight bearing forces.
2- 6pm – The option to go horse riding (20 euros per hr), take off on the mountain bikes, enjoy the pool and Jacuzzi.
8pm- 10pm Evening meal


SUNDAY – 1st October
9am – 1pm A demo trim on a horse, looking at what can safely be trimmed off without compromising the horses soundness. Safe tool handling and safety under horse will also be covered. With very careful guidance and instruction participants will have the opportunity to carry out a maintenance trim on a hoof.
2- 6pm – The option to go horse riding (20 euros per hr), take off on the mountain bikes, enjoy the pool and Jacuzzi.
8pm- 10pm Evening meal

See photos of recent course here https://www.facebook.com/pg/Cortijo.Los.Lobos/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1536144239789436
Please contact June Wolfe cortijoloslobos@yahoo.co.uk
or ring June
(0034) 660 294 457

Venue
http://www.cortijoloslobos.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Cortijo.Los.Lobos/?fref=ts
*IF YOU ARE A SINGLE TRAVELLER WILLING TO SHARE A ROOM, TO SAVE THE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PLEASE LET US KNOW
*we are also hosting a 2nd Clicker training course with Sue Fraser of Peak Equine from the 25th to 28th September https://www.facebook.com/events/441026149606818/ and
from the 3rd to 6th October we have a fantastic course with Bern Easterford covering the Masterson method and accupressure for your horse – why not stay for 2 or all 3 courses! (a 10% discount applies if staying for more than 1 course)

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