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: 21st to 24th May 2018

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!

Monday 21st May
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

Tuesday 22nd May
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

Wednesday– 23rd May
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 
Please contact June Wolfe cortijoloslobos@yahoo.co.uk
or ring June
(0034) 660 294 457



Other courses May 2018
*from the 12th to 15th May we are running a Biomechanics of equitation course with Jill Griffith , then from the 15th to 18th May  we have a fantastic course with Bern Easterford covering the Masterson method and acupressure for your horse , how to create a connection with your horse, then  from the 18th to 21st May we have our Riding confidence course     why not stay for more than one course and enjoy a longer holiday (a 10% discount applies if staying for more than 1 course)

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