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Landsberieder Horse and Hoof Health Days

09/28/2018 - 09/29/2018

Themes: orthopaedic shoeing, laminitis, care products, shoeing sport horses

program 09/28/2018:

1:00 - 2:00 pm Dr. Steve O'Grady: underrunned heels/ sand cracks - causes and correction
2:15 - 3:00 pm Andreas Hundsmann: sand cracks and example cases
3:00 - 3:45 pm Jan Krogh:  shoeing sport horses
3:45 - 4:15 pm Hans Amman: care products for horse and man
4:15 - 5:45 pm practical demonstration: adhesive fittings and modification of factory-horseshoes
7:00 pm evening program

program 09/29/2018:

9:00 - 10:00 am Prof. Dr. Hans Geyer: laminae of the hoof and changes in laminitis
10:00 - 11:00 am Dr. Hans Castelijns: laminitis - shoeing, feeding
11:00 - 11:30 am Steve O'Grady: care options in laminitis patients
11:30 - 12:30 am Peter Loots: adhesive fittings
12:30 - 01:30 pm lunch
2:00 pm practical part: orthopaedic shoeing

Center for Horse and Hoof Health
Paul Hellmeier
Schloßbergstrasse 2
82290 Landsberied

Further information and registration at


  Workshop Bábolna


Theme: plastic fittings
• ESPRIT Glue on Shoe ‘Special’
• ESPRIT Horse Boot ‘Slipper’
• ESPRIT Horse Boot ‘Medical’
• ESPRIT Horse Shoe ‘DR’


- greeting
- presentation of ESPRIT plastic fittings
- gluing technique
- attaching the fittings to an artificial hoof
- attaching the fittings to the horse
  debate: How does the job of a farrier will look like in 15 years? What will be his/ her

course times: 10:00 to 17:00

Nationalgestüt Bábolna
2943 Bábolna, Mészáros út 1

registration: | | Tel. +36 (0) 6 20 3990237

Participation is free, all training materials and lunch are provided. More information about the 
products can be found at


Conference 'Alternative Hoof Protection'

09/08/2018 - 09/09/2018





 Workshop Three-Country Point

08/31/2018 – 09/01/2018

Theme: ESPRIT alternative hoof protection and gluing techniques

- ESPRIT Glue on Shoe 'Special'
- ESPRIT Horse Boots 'Slipper'
- ESPRIT Horse Boots 'Magnetic'
- ESPRIT Horse Shoes 'DR'
- re-surfacing hoof boots with the ESPRIT 'DR'

program 08/31/2018 & 09/01/2018:

- greeting
- theory and instructions to our ESPRIT fittings
- design of orthopedic fittings
- explanations regarding the adhesive technology
- attaching the fittings to artificial hooves
- attaching various Esprit fittings to the horse
- attaching orthopedic Esprit fittings to the horse
- Discussion Forum: "What does the job profile of a blacksmith and hoof care worker 
   look like in 15 years?"
speakers: Gernot Pfeifer, Hannes Mitterhuber

course fee: 60€

course times: 10:00 to 17:00 

Health Center HealthBalance for animals
Flawilerstrasse 35, 9244 Niederuzwil, Switzerland


Workshop Horse Health


Theme: Horse Health

Sibylle Krieg on hoof boots
Zita Leimbacher on the subject of animal homeopathy in horses
Gernot Pfeifer on the subject of alternative hoof protection
Dr. med. vet. Men Bischoff and
Dr. med. vet. Benjamin Biner on the theme of horse health/ dental care

Arno Isepponi on hoof care