Monique Craig


Monique Craig is a hoof researcher, farrier, consultant to farriers, rider, author, and founder of EponaTech ( ) and EponaShoe ( ) and the Epona-Institute ( She has a BS in Computer Science Engineering, formerly studied art and won sculpture awards, and now gives seminars and lectures on the hoof, trimming, shoeing and equine biomechanics. She has published several papers related to the hoof and soundness, and gives lectures at the college level in hoof biomechanics. A tri-lingual native of Switzerland, she became a US citizen in 2001. She recently published her first book: "A Modern Look at... The Hoof" available at

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A Modern Look at the Hoof
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This book is a new look at the hoof, focusing on a detailed look at its morphology (shape) and function, and discussing implications for how the hoof should be trimmed and cared for. A must for anyone wishing to be well-versed in the hoof, readers will gain new insights from this book not found in other hoof related publications.

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