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 About me

I am dedicated to serving the individual needs of the horse, and my goal is horse and client satisfaction. I strive to bring you the best in quality hoof care possible. If something isn't right, please let me know.

Healthy Hooves...Naturally.


My Mission
  • To provide the best hoof care possible for the HORSE.
  • To maximize the performance and longevity horses, in the healthiest way possible.
  • To educate owners on all aspects of horse care.


My name is Amber Copeland (Formerly), 
  I grew up on horses. I was blessed with a series of ponies and horses as I grew up,showing locally and participating in 4-H, rodeos and parades and shows. In high school, I was on the horse judging team in FFA and my very first job was "Horse Wrangler" on the Buffalo River, at a place then called Buffalo Outdoor Center. My second job was starting colts for my farrier, Jim Thomas. After a while he started taking me with him on jobs to hold horses and that's what got me started with hooves.
   I had always had horses in mind for a career. I didn't dream of being in hoof care when I was in school, instead I wanted to be a trainer, but I guess the Lord had other things in mind. I learned to shoe to save money, and found I had a real knack for hoof care, but I only did it on the side for a long while. I worked a lot of other jobs in the meantime, from a Tyson's chicken plant to a pet shop and even cleaned stalls and started colts.
   When I discovered natural trimming, I really embraced it. Having a strong shoeing background (I like to think) that has helped me really see how natural is so much better than shoes. I really see much better results with barefoot than with shoes, and have done a lot of independent research to confirm that natural really is better. I now do barefoot trims exclusively and have a loyal, happy clientele. It's really rewarding for me and the most satisfying to watch lame horses make a full recovery and do better barefoot than they did with a lifetime of shoes.
I am working on becoming certified in Natural Hoof Care, but everything was put on hold while I was on maternity leave, and I'm having to start over on that process. While I was pregnant I took  and passed, a Natural Hoof Care course from Penzance Educational Center (listed on my links page), then went on to complete the Professional level and have my certifiate for both classes.   I have also applied to the American Hoof Association for approval.I'll keep photographing and doing more research on the latest hoof related discoveries so I can pass the information on.
God Bless!


Amber, Daughter Charley and Lil' Bit