Equinextion Trimmers

are here to help your horse maintain or achieve a balanced foot. They can also offer information on diet and lifestyle enhancements to facilitate true healing and transformation of your horse.  All registered Equinextion Trimmers, no matter their current level, have the support of the Equinextion Core Team and participate in ongoing education.



Equinextion Trimmer catagories and levels


Equinextion Core Team (EqCT)

The Core Team members have been with Equinextion since it's online inception in 1999 and continue to help educate owners and trimmers around the world.  All for the horses!


Equinextion Team Trimmers (EqTT)

Current Equinextion-team Trimmers (formerly EqMT) are thoroughly qualified with a minimum of 6 years field and client experience. They are more than just trimmers. They are educators and advocates of the horse.  Some are willing to host Equinextion informational or cadaver clinics and/or private training. 


Equinextion Associate Trimmers (EqAT)    Levels 1 - 4

EqAT - Level 1- Qualified to do basic maintenance trims on feet with no major pathologies.  Showing trimmers in their first 2 years of trimming for others.  

Star system to Level 1 *** is to show how advanced in Level 1 these students are presently.  Some train consistently throughout the year so they're advancing as they go. 

EqAT - Level 2 - Minimum of 2 years trimming experience or had a minimum of 5 months internship.  Qualified to offer hoof care advice, discus and suggest booting options, and trimming clients' horses with no major pathologies.

 EqAT - Level 3 - Minimum of 3 years trimming.  Capable of teaching individual clients how to maintain their own horses through 'Toe-Back-Tuesday training'.  Capable of working with some pathological cases.

 EqAT - Level 4 - Qualified to assist with pathologies and more serious cases of neglect and abuse. May offer rehabilitation programs at their facilities and be able to assist owners in learning how to trim their own horses. 


Alumni EQ Trimmers (Alumni Eq)

... are grandfathered in from 1999-2017.  These alumni are not current or been actively involved with Equinextion for a period of 2+ years. They may be using a variety of trim interpretations which may not always represent or coincide with the Equinextion philosophies of today.  They may be actively trimming for clients or already retired from trimming for others.  


NOTE: If a trimmer is not listed on this page, we can not guarantee their abilities or authenticity.

Canadian Trimmers

Lisa Huhn EqCT, Priddis, AB

Rainell Herter EqAT Level 4, Medicine Hat, AB

Chelsey Hyland EqAT Level 3, Medicine Hat, AB

Mitzy Tait-zeller EqAT Level 2, Swift Current, AB

Scott Keir, Alumni EQ, Cochrane, AB

Leigh Howard EqCT, Thousand Islands, ON

Catherine Gilbert EqCT, Arthur, ON

Kari Bowser EqTT, Cookshire-Eaton, ON

Denise Verreault EqAT, (Alumini EQ) Les Mechin, QC

Marsha Thomas, Alumni EQ, New Richmond, QC 

Nadine Robichaud, Alumni EQ, NB

Charlyne Boudreau, Alumni EQ, NB 

Helena Larocque EqTT, NS

Anne Louise MacDonald EqCT, Antigonish, NS


American Trimmers

Betsy Voorhies EqAT Level 1*** , Tallahassee FL

Elizabeth TeSelle, Alumni EQ, Middle Tennessee

Cynthia Eddy, Alumni EQ, Middlesex, NY

Jennifer McAllister, Alumni EQ, Upstate, NY  

Jeffery Eddy EqTT, Middlesex, NY

Casey Markowski EqAT Level 3, Rochester, NY 

Sarah Palmero EqAT Level 2, Rochester, NY 

International Trimmers



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