Areas covered

Based near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and covering Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Essex. If you are outside of this area drop a message and we can discuss a small travel fee.

If you are interested in an initial consultation or visit to discuss your requirements get in touch via my contact details listed below. 07711679151
Map showing coverage of Tony McNamara Barefoot EP in Suffolk
Equine podiatrist Tony McNamara trimming a barefoot horse.

What is Equine Podiatry?

Equine – Pertaining to animals classed as “Equidae” (Horses, Donkeys, Zebras and Hybrids such as mules). Podiatry – The branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and prevention of diseases of the foot. Equine Podiatry is a science-based approach to the care, diet and environment of the barefoot horse.

Barefoot hooves in Suffolk

Why Barefoot?

To me this has always seemed an odd question – I would ask “why shod”. Horses naturally thrive without shoes with the correct care, diet and environment. Able to work on all surfaces over great distances. With the correct trim and work, they will always grow enough hoof to replace what they wear. So “Why Shoes”?