Video on Safely Picking Up Your Horse's Hind Feet

Updated May 7, 2024

In this video, SmartPak's Hoof Health Consultant, Danvers Child, CJF gives you step-by-step instructions on the best way to pick up your horse's hind hooves. He explains safety tips and advice on handling your horse's hooves in a way that's comfortable and natural to reduce injury if your horse kicks out.

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