Cleaning your horse's hooves everyday is important in order to check for debris, such as small rocks, that can get jammed and cause your horse to go lame. The video below will instruct you on how to properly clean hooves using a tool called a hoof pick.
Hoof Picking Guide:
- Start at left side and face tail
- Slide hand down leg
- Press your weight against leg and squeeze horse's ankle
- Hold hoof with left hand and clean with right hand using a hoof pick
- Clean around v-shaped "frog" and brush away dirt