Hoof Trimming Course

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The workshop will focus on applying the basic principles of corrective foot trimming and locomotion scoring and will be run by Steve Hookway who is NACFT Cat 1 Qualified.

We will start with an introduction by Vet Fergus Hannon, then explaining the aims of the day, talk briefly about trimming and some of the lesions you will encounter and finish discussing locomotion scoring. Following this we will trim for the rest of the day.

Hoof trimming crushes and trimming equipment will be provided as will lunch.

Learning Outcomes

On Completion of the course you will be able to

Þ Trim cows feet using the Dutch 5 step Method

Þ Have a basic understanding of the Anatomy of the foot

Þ Apply a block correctly

Þ Apply a Bandage correctly

Wednesday 20th  March 2019 - 10am at our Dursley Branch

£110 + VAT per person - Places are limited, please contact us on 01453 511311 to book your place now.