Welcome to the


Functional Health Care




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Coming January 2020 ...

The All in ONE course for ALL horse owners and lovers wanting to know the Secrets to Soundness for performance and rehabilitation. A 3 part course, hours of video classroom, downloads, access to private forums for ongoing support and connection...and more

"re: Make The Connection - Triminology 101 - "This is a real treasure of a book, I highly recommend getting this book. Just Wow!” “I am amazed, and that’s not so easy to do. If you have horses and want to see some amazing insights, get this book. An exceptional equine clinic in a book” "

- Dr. Tomas Teskey DVM, USA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Author of "Insight to Equus" and "The Unfettered Foot", "Breaking Tradition" and numerous articles on horses going barefoot

"Lisa’s presentation had me hooked and I signed up for her Trimmer 1 course that spring. I knew absolutely nothing about trimming. And aside from the frog I didn’t even know the parts of the hoof! ... I’ve trimmed all [six of] my own horses ever since. I’ll always be grateful for her guidance all these years ..."

Karen Sundquist, Canada
Manager, Land Use Policy at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry

""My interest in trimming lit on fire when I got Lisa's book. I walked around with that book in my purse for five years as I trimmed my horses and looked at the book. The conversation between trimming and the foot's response to that trimming started with her book and continues today as I trim and observe my horses and their feet.""

Susanne Zieglar, Switzerland

"Having become a horse owner very late in life, there were many things about horse keeping that I was ignorant of. One thing was hoof care. Previously, I just left it to the farrier. That went south pretty soon. Then I met Anne Louise and took her course on hoof trimming. I have the good fortune to learn so much from her on how to observe and really know what makes a horse genuinely happy from the hoof to tip of the ears. "

Louise Meyer, Canada
Ballet Teacher

""My 19 yr old QH gelding ... had been diagnosed with deep thrush, navicular and laminitis in the short 2 yrs we have owned him, and as a new horse owner I felt completely inadequate to care for his needs. His laminitis has been managed with VOOD and adequate exercise ... his hooves and frogs are becoming stronger and healthier ... he now loves to gallop around with his buddies ...""

Amelia McLaren, Canada

""[Equinextion] gave me the confidence that I was going to do a good job with my new horses. I am so fortunate to have Lisa with me right at the start of my horse adventure, to guide me in the healthier and more natural way of horse care. Thank you for everything!""

Megan Crane, Canada

" [Boomer] wasn’t even sound in shoes anymore. Ornery towards anyone that wanted to touch his feet. ...my cousin she said you NEED to get Lisa there. I think it took us an hour to trim his first hoof. Lisa suggested we walk him around and she would tell me about Equinextion and he could think about his one trimmed hoof. Everything she said to me made so much sense. The next 3 hooves were an incredible change. He stood mostly still!!! I was like who is this lady!?! He obviously liked her so I LOVED her. His crack eventually grew out and he became sound. Riding would commence! I learned Lisa’s ways now trim him myself. He is sound and happy on all terrain! We are going on 7ish Year’s since we met Lisa and learned about Equinextion. Life saving and life changing!"

Chelsey Winquist, Canada
Computer Aided Design and Drafting Technician

"I just wanted to write to say thank you on behalf of my horse, and others that my new knowledge will help. Earlier this year a friend gave me your book of photos which changed the way I view hooves. I had been struggling to improve the hooves of one of my horses....she was still landing toe first with extremely flat soles. After reading (and rereading!) your book... and trimming her first hoof very carefully, she placed it down and then stretched as tall and as round as she could. It was a powerful message as I had never seen her do that before. Six months later, she is now landing heel first and has concavity in her soles. They are not perfect but continuing to improve and she is comfortable and able to be ridden. I had never understood or recognized the role of bars, despite studying hooves in various settings. Thank you! "

Dr. T Meares DVM

What is the EQ Academy?

An online community learning academy (with optional live events) that focuses on the keys to functional health by learning the way the horse works.

Improving your horse's Functional Health is a matter of understanding the horses simple design and implementing enhancements to elevate overall health and wellness!

Enhancements come in the form of diet, lifestyle, schooling, trimming, dental balance ...etc.   We show you what to look for in health markers.  How to first recognize and then what to do about certain issues, problems or circumstances pertaining to trimming, schooling and dental balancing.    

Intro to EQUINExtion Functional Health

Listen now! This is a great talk with illustrations to introduce you to EQUINExtion Functional Health Care.


Does your horse display ANY of these symptoms?

Tripping  -  Stumbling  -  Short stride  -  A hard keeper  -  Obesity  -  Bucking  -  Rearing  -  Bolting  -  Hock problems  -  Hoof abscesses  -  Hoof cracks or splits  - Foul smell - Scratches or Rain Rot  -   'Mystery' lameness  


ALL these issues can be related to the health of the horse's feet. You can learn so much about your horse’s overall health and performance by looking at the outside of the hoof.

Discover your horse's HOOF HEALTH SCORE

(Do you know which hooves in the collage are healthy and which are not? - COLLAGE KEY )

Take the HOOF HEALTH test!

A New Paradigm of Wellness


is about your horse's feet, teeth, muscles, bones, joints, nerves, digestion, and emotional health.  It’s about enhancing all the body systems so they can heal; and overcome symptoms and diagnoses once thought to be incurable or unmanageable. 

EQUINExtion Functional Health Care Academy 

is an online community campus focused on optimizing your ability to further understand the horses' functional aspects of health, to recognize potential problems, and to implement enhancement activities for (and with) your horses so that they may regain or never lose optimal health and wellness. 

This translates into you understanding your horse on a much deeper level -- through the body, mind and spirit -- forming a stronger bond while making the connection to functional health.

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