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by Voicesforhorses
Wed Apr 02, 2008 1:32 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

If anyone is interested in filling out a quick survey on the Code of Practice here is a link:

http://www.voicesforhorses.co.uk/survey ... -Care.html

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by Voicesforhorses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 2:50 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

jaimep,

Getting back to the crux of the matter.....

Bottom line - Do you think the Code of Practice (C of P) does enough to protect equine welfare?

VFH
by Voicesforhorses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:13 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

Sorry that should say - protects - equine welfare
by Voicesforhorses
Tue Apr 01, 2008 6:08 am
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

PNB – Why take this approach? What does it achieve? jaimep There are farriers who have taken trimming courses. Are there any trimmers who have also decided to go on and train with the FRC - so like you say, they can offer both services? Do you think the C of P unlimitedly protests equine welfare?
by Voicesforhorses
Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

Hi csc You say you think the trimming situation will be forgotten within the next fife years but if the introduction of ‘horse whispering’ to the UK and its subsequent spin offs is anything to go by the trimming fraternity is here to stay, especially when the current code of practice makes it easy f...
by Voicesforhorses
Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:41 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

PNB Thank you for taking the time to respond. I think we may be at cross purposes. I read your wording ‘horses that are worked’ as a general term, not specific to a ‘profession’ such as racing, hence my question. I could not see how the general ‘working’ horse whose owner may participate in hobbies ...
by Voicesforhorses
Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:52 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

PNB If I may just ask a question …… In your Regulation of Bare Foot Trimming 2006 Division 3 (a) you say "Animals that are worked bare foot. These it is felt self regulate their feet, no matter what any foot trimmer does; the natural wear of equine feet will to a large extent regulate its own hoof w...
by Voicesforhorses
Wed Mar 26, 2008 10:45 pm
Forum: horseowners discussion board
Topic: Unshod horses
Replies: 173
Views: 132550

I am new too and hope you do not mind if I join in with the latter part of this discussion..... Regarding the ‘Code of practice for equine hoofcare’ which the National Equine Welfare Council states has been agreed after “ long discussions with registered farriers, veterinary surgeons, welfare agenci...

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