RFDTV Episode #18 - Basic Shoeing

Basic Hoof Mapping & Shoeing?

Full E.L.P.O. Hoof Mapping Protocol

Steve Foxworth of the Equine Lameness Prevention Organization demonstrates the E.L.P.O. Hoof Mapping protocol as a preparation for taking the E.L.P.O. Certification Exams. You can download the E.L.P.O. Mapping, Trimming & Shoeing Protocol Sheets from their website by clicking HERE


Full E.L.P.O. Shoeing Protocol

Steve Foxworth of the Equine Lameness Prevention Organization demonstrates the E.L.P.O. Shoeing protocol as a preparation for taking the E.L.P.O. Certification Exams. You can download the E.L.P.O. Mapping, Trimming & Shoeing Protocol Sheets from their website by clicking HERE

Quick Reference Guide Download

To download a Simple Quick Reference Guide for Evaluating A/P (front to back) Hoof Balance, Click on the Image to the LEFT. The file is a 1.5MB .pdf

Equine Lameness Prevention Organization "Widest Part of the Foot" Research


The Equine Lameness Prevention Organization has conducted a Radiograph Study in order to offer useful guidelines to hoof care professionals. This project discussed the protocol used to locate internal hoof structures by using external references. Click on the image to the LEFT for a summary of the results.

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