As the old saying goes, ‘No hoof, no horse’. Discover the latest advances in hoofcare and farriery along with expert advice on corrective shoeing, supplements and common hoof problems.

Horse Care
Corrective shoeing for sales preparation seminar
Helen Sharp
WHy not join the ITBA for a visit to The Irish School of Farriery to learn about corrective shoeing for sales preparation
6 May 2024 Hoofcare
The welfare shoe: improving breakover timings
Endorsed by the likes of trainer Alan King and with Oisin Murphy as an ambassador, welfare is at the heart of what innovative racehorse shoe developers Equishox are doing. Helen Sharp found out more
6 May 2024 Hoofcare
The farrier five
Horse Sense asks master farrier David Kelly of the Irish Master Farriers Association five of the most commonly asked questions about your horses' feet
The BHS guide to picking out hooves
When it comes to picking out hooves, the experts at the British Horse Society have shared their good guidance and safety tips for you and your horse
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
Horses and frogs
The Equine Podiatry Association gives Horse Sense the low down on the horse's frog and why caring for it is so important
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
What you feed in summer affects the hoof in winter
Dr Esther Skelly-Smith BVM BVS MRCVS gives horse Sense a crash course in nutrition for healthy hooves
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
Laminitis is as common as colic
Research has shown that there is no 'safe season' for laminitis and that it is as prevalent as colic
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
Advertorial Protect hooves against wet conditions with Plusvital
The experts at Plusvital have a solution to support your horse's hooves in the increasingly present wet conditions
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
Dressed for success
Horse Sense takes a look at hoof dressings and picks out a few of the best
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
Advertorial The Ultimate Hoof Nutrition Program
The TRM experts have developed a complete hoof supplement, Horse Sense finds out more
3 May 2024 Hoofcare
For the 10,000th time, welcome to The Irish Field
Guy Williams marks a significant milestone in the history of The Irish Field, probably the world's longest-established racing and equestrian sport publications
16 February 2024 Racing News
Quick tips for winter hoof care
Horse Sense offers a few tips on keeping your horse's hooves clean and safe in the icy weather
21 January 2024 Hoofcare