Shaping a Shoe
Shaping a shoe after setting the toe back on a horse.
Using a Ruler on a Horse's Foot
Discussion about using a ruler on a horse's foot and why.
Size of Strides
Size of stride discussion - sound horse vs unsound horse.
Discussion on different types of markers one can use on the horse's foot when using the COBIT
More Ruler Discussion
Demonstration and discussion using a ruler to measure parts of the horse's foot when placing a shoe
Discussion of Breakover
Demonstration and discussion of breakover and where the weight bearing of the horse is when walking on a hard vs soft surface.
Center of Balance
Demonstration on how a horse moves over the center of balance - sound and unsound.
Ross has used the COBIT on Henry for almost 7 years. The long term benefit for Henry is that he is now standing with his legs underneath him.
How to trim a horse's foot using the Ross Smith Center of Balance Horshoeing Method. Added May 16, 2022
The COBIT EFFECT
The COBIT EFFECT - an indepth explaination on how using the COBIT will allow the pastern to line up with the coffin bone.
Added May 16, 2022
COBIT Changes Heels
Indepth explaination of how the COBIT can improve overrun heels.
Added to website May 16, 2022