How to Choose a Hoof Care Professional

Updated May 7, 2024

Choosing a farrier that is right for you and your horse can be challenging. Luckily, SmartPak's Hoof Health Consultant, Danvers Child, CJF, is here to offer some guidance. As an expert farrier, Danvers provides tips on how to sort through the many blacksmiths, horse shoers and barefoot trimmers available, and choose the professional who is the best fit for you and your horse.

Learn more by reading this article on picking the perfect farrier for things to look for and hoof health resources.

The information provided in the Horsemanship Library is based solely on our SmartPak authors' opinions. SmartPak strongly encourages you to consult your veterinarian or equine professionals regarding specific questions about your horse's health, care, or training. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or behavior and is purely educational.