Barefoot Is Normal

This is a list of equestrian centres where it’s considered normal for horses to live and work barefoot or to live barefoot and wear hoof boots while working. If you run a livery yard, riding stable or equestrian centre where Barefoot Is Normal, and would like to be listed here, please get in touch using the ‘Reply’ box below (click on ‘Comments’ to left to make the ‘Reply’ box appear). Please also get in touch if you’d like to recommend a centre where Barefoot Is Normal….

The List


Easy Horse, Tullich, Argyll, Scotland, UK  

Three Gates Equestrian, Leigh, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6JQ, UK, Telephone 01963 210 284,

Puckshott Natural Livery, Surrey, UK, 

Holistic Equitation Centre, Daventry, Northants, UK,

Bitless Bridle Equestrian Centre, Talsarn, Lampeter, Wales, UK,

Overdale Equestrian Centre, Chipping Norton, UK,

Low Meadows Equestrian Centre, Lanchester, Co Durham, UK,

Salcey Forest Ridings, Stoke Goldington, Northants/Bucks border, UK,

Pendle Equestrian, Barrowford, Lancs, UK,

InTouch Equestrian, Richhill, Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland,

Rivar – Horses, Naturally Ltd: barefoot PP, takes in foal mares for foaling, weanlings youngstock, transition. No website yet, Shalbourne, Marlborough, Wilts, UK, contact Margaret:

Godolphin Gallops, Dodford, Worcs, UK

Equi Fit, Consett, Co. Durham, UK

Millfield Stables, Nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire, UK

Rook Farm, near Totnes, Devon, UK

Lowerton Farm, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Dartmoor, Devon, UK

The Pony Academy, Ockham, Surrey, UK

Equisharing, Byfleet, Surrey, UK

Graveney, Kent, UK, Taking on barefoot horses from November contact Lauren

Track Grazing Available for geldings at Helions Bumpstead, Nr Haverhill, Essex contact Jane

Fairtown Farm, Buckland Monachorum, Yelverton, Devon

Summoners Farm, Harrietsham, Kent

Landford, South Wiltshire



Equi-libre, 66760 Porta, France


Hipica Formentor,  North Mallorca, Spain

Espiritu-del-Viento, Andalucía, Spain

Costa Rica

Discovery Horseback Tours, Costa Rica


Stables of Shiloh, Auburn, Alabama, USA

Love2Win, Austin, TX USA


CW’s Natural Horsecare Riding Center, Northwest Värmland, Sweden


Sete Quintas, Sudoeste Alentejano Natural Park, Portugal


Soutars’ Highland Farm, North Bay, Ontario, Canada