Barefoot training

FOR Mike de Kock, barefoot training – training horses unshod – was the right path to take towards foot development and long term soundness, looking back at years of experience gained in barefoot training. “The sooner you start, the better. I love to see horses without shoes,” he declared. “It is a good indication of foot soundness.”

CHARLOTTE RINCKENBACH of Godolphin’s Flying start investigates the science of hoof reconstruction and ‘barefoot training’ alongside Mike and renowned farrier and horseman Declan Cronin.

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Article – Charlotte Rinckenbach

Charlotte Rinckenbach is 26 years old and comes from  Maisons-Laffitte, France. Charlotte graduated in 2016 from University Paris Dauphine with a Master of International Business and Development.