Andrew Bowe is a career master farrier who specialises in the barefoot rehabilitation of horses that are suffering chronic lameness. His business is situated in Victoria, Australia.
Mayfield is Australia's first barefoot rehabititation centre. Our aim is to bring chronically lame horses back to soundness by returning the physiologically correct form and function to their feet. We have a very good success rate with such problems as navicular syndrome, laminitis, hoof cracks, ringbone and other degenerative conditions.
Maintenance Trimming Workshops
Maintenance trimming provides the ultimate in hoofcare for your horse.
You can learn this simple
but effective skill at one
of our popular workshops.
We now sell a range of quality hoof trimming tools and accessories; chosen and thoroughly road tested to ensure their suitability for barefoot trimming. We also have a range of kits with great discounts. Our Maintenance Trimming DVD is a valuable resource for revision.
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This new book by Andrew & Nicky Bowe, will change the way you think about laminitis
This 220 page book shows how a fundamental shift in the way laminitic hooves are managed can possibly rectify even the most serious cases; a shift away from traditional treatment with corrective shoeing to 'barefoot' rehabilitation.
Mayfield Bare-Hoof-Care Centre
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The natural way
New March Nibbling Nippers
These nippers are unique and equal in quality to anything on the market. Made of the highest quality steel, they are very sharp with a long lasting edge.
They are guaranteed to make easy work of hoof wall resections.
Available now in the shop >>
Don't give up on seedy toe. When used as a ‘part b' following peroxide treatment and held in the cavity with greasy wool or cotton wool, Black Healer seems to be very effective in the most stubborn cases.
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A comprehensive, step by step
action plan to combat laminitic
episodes is included and
by actual case studies
how to solve a broad range of laminitic scenarios.
Available Feb 15, $80/copy. Order online, by phone 03 57734306