Equine Barehoof barefoot podiatrist Trim Specialist Wales South East

Equine Barehoof Specialist

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Equine Barehoof barefoot podiatrist Trim Specialist Wales South East

Equine Barehoof Specialist

Barehoof Trim

Equine Barehoof barefoot podiatrist Trim Specialist Wales South East
Equine Barehoof barefoot podiatrist Trim Specialist Wales South East

BarehoofBryan

Equine Barehoof Specialist

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About BareHoof Bryan

Bryan is a qualified and insured Equine Barehoof Specialist, based in Ammanford, South Wales.  He is passionate, some say obsessed, about horses, and even more so their hoofs! Bryan initially trained under Dan Guerrera at the School of Barehoof Strategy and has since continued to update and increase his knowledge through further education and research.

 

The vast majority of Bryans work now involves working with horses with problems such as Laminitis, Navicular and Metabolic issues. He also regularly helps horses transition from being shod to Barehoof.

 

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Bryans Approach

  • A good trim is about what to leave on rather than just what to remove, leaving the hoof balanced, healthy and free from disease.
  • If you already have a barehoof horse or are looking to go barehoof, Bryan can offer you all the advice and help you need.
  • From working with horses on a daily basis for the last ten years, Bryan has developed a distinct approach when handling them.
  • A calm and patient manner leads to a better understanding between horse and handler.
  • Bryan believes that each horse is an individual and as such needs an individual trim.
  • Bryan practices a non-invasive trim that is based on the needs of the horse. Working to deal with the causes of any issues or problems, rather than just the symptoms.

Qualified and Insured

  • Trained under Dan Guerrera at the School of Barehoof Strategy
  • Since qualifying as a Barehoof Specialist, Bryan has taken a diploma in Equine Psychology as well as undertaking courses in Equine nutrition, Equine Metabolic Syndrome, PPID, IR and Laminitis.
  • Bryan can work together with you as a horse owner giving advice on how to move forward to provide your horse with the best environment for going barehoof.
  • A correct trim will help you and your horse to get there, but going barehoof is much more than just removing the metal shoes!
  • Bryan can offer advice on nutrition, environment and all aspects of living with a barehoof horse.

When working with horses, Bryan asks rather than tells. A full understanding of the nature of the horse allows this to be effective.

 

 

Our Horses

Bryan and his Wife have six horses at home. One part bred trotter youngster, two ridden Sec D Welsh Cobs and one Welsh Sec D who has conditions that means he can't be ridden, but he does take part in equine agility.

Rescued Horses

Bryan also has two Sec D rescues. They are a mother and daughter who were badly neglected and were both suffering from chronic Laminitis. Lots of information about their progress and condition can be found on Bryans Facebook page, at Barehoofbryan.

My Approach

Bryan believes that each horse is an individual and as such needs an individual trim. Bryan practices a non-invasive trim that is based on the needs of the horse. Working to deal with the causes of any issues or problems, rather than just the symptoms.

A good trim is about what to leave on rather than just what to remove, leaving the hoof balanced, healthy and free from disease.

 

From working with horses on a daily basis for the last ten years, Bryan has developed a distinct approach when handling them. 

A calm and patient manner leads to a better understanding between horse and handler. This allows both to achieve their goal without force, dominance, submission or gadgets.

Bryan can often be seen trimming a calm and happy horse that is free standing or ground tied. 

This relationship is important to him, trust between horse and trimmer is paramount to a successful relationship.

 

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See what my clients are saying...

  Bryan has helped my 19year old PB Arab through a very testing time...

Bryan has helped my 19year old PB Arab through a very testing time, and I am sure he wouldn't be here now if we hadn't come across Bryan. The knowledge and experience he has in remedial hoof care he has shared and explained to me so I now have a better understanding of what is going on in my horses feet. I have never come across another barefoot trimmer or farrier who shows such compassion. I couldn't recommend Bryan highly enough. Sally Jones   |   31 March 2017  |   Romford, Essex

  My TB no longer has "typical TB flat feet"...

I have no hesitation in recommending Bryan as any horse's trimmer and friend. He has trimmed my three for just over two years now - all very different horses with different conformation and different issues. My TB no longer has "typical TB flat feet", my Shire X no longer has cracks and flare and Bryan did an amazing job of rehabilitating my Section D after a bad attack of laminitis 2 years ago. As well as being an excellent and knowledgeable trimmer with a thirst for knowledge, he treats all horses with the utmost respect, understanding and kindness. Liz Rose   |   1 January 2017  |   Brecon

  He is professional, extremely knowledgable, patient and has made a vast improvement to my horse's feet....

I highly recommend Bryan to anyone who is thinking about maintaining their horse with a bare hoof approach. He is professional, extremely knowledgable, patient and has made a vast improvement to my horse's feet. Bryan offers support in relation to diet, supplementation and transitioning to riding out comfortably on all terrains. I am so pleased that he is able to look after my young horse's feet - thanks from us both. Deb Williams   |   13 March 2017  |   Swansea

  Bryan is caring, understanding, knowledgeable, skillful, dedicated and passionate about horses & their well-being...

This asks me what I think about Bryan.....he is caring, understanding, knowledgeable, skillful, dedicated, passionate about horses & their well-being, experienced, honest. He has no ego, no 'hollier than thou' attitude and is happy to answer any questions and explain everything in great detail. My ponies are very fortunate to have Bryan caring for them. Paula Scadgell   |   2 May 2017  |   Newport

  My horses feet have never been so healthy...

A definite 5 out of 5 for Bryan! He always arrives on time, throughly explains what he's doing and why, and is very patient. I had my reservations about transitioning to barefoot, as having your horse shod was "just the norm", but not anymore and thankfully things are changing. My horses feet have never been so healthy and his recommendations about diet have also helped this a great deal. If your thinking about ditching the shoes Bryan will take you through the whole process without any hassle or stress. He has a genuine way with the horses, they just stand so quietly, totally chilled out its great to see. Would totally recommend, big thumbs up, 6 happy horses and a very happy owner! Sue Silver   |   11 January 2017  |   Crosshands, Wales