Equine Podiatry Creative Solutions partners with your local team, horse owner, veterinarian and hoof care provider to resolve difficult cases and optimize performance for all horse disciplines worldwide.
EPC Solutions - a very dedicated team brings over 100+ years of life experiences including skills and professional qualifications in the areas of equine podiatry technology, nutrition as well as farriery and veterinary support. We strive to provide solutions-oriented consultations that can be efficiently implemented and affordable - within the average of horse owner's financial reach. We offer the client independent consultations as well as second opinions and reviews. We also offer to work closely together with your local team members.
Our Company Vision aspires to raise the bar in equine distal limb hoof health by offering up meaningful solutions. We also believe strongly in development of credible education modules that support the diverse hoof care industry and various health providers. We apply forward thinking to help advance the art & science of hoof care. We test and measure the weight of tried and true traditional thought and technique against latest current research, studies out in the field and develop tangible protocols that are repeatable and valid.
Our mission is to improve the horse's quality of life across all disciplines to reduce or arrest progressive and inflammatory changes in the lower distal limb. Our goal is to restore horses to a more comfortable existence; increased health and vitality to realize their working potential and enjoy improved quality of life. We encourage all of equine industry to adopt a preventive, pro-active approach - to better recognize and identify various unsoundness' thereby reducing reactionary coping situations so often detrimental to the horse.
"EPC Solutions is a team of exceptionally talented and competent
equine podiatry professionals.
Their attention to detail, analytical accuracy, and creative solutions
to gain bio-mechanical advantage working with difficult, pathological hoof cases
have proven a valuable resource to our centre.
I would highly recommend their services to farriers & veterinarians."
Martin Kenny, CJF, AFA Certification Examiner 1985-1989
Founder, The Hoof Redevelopment Center, Carthage, North Carolina, USA
"EPC Solutions has excellent understanding of horses' hoof-related issues;
keeps current with the latest techniques and research; works well with
farriers and veterinarians to analyze and measure digital hoof x-rays;
gives excellent advice for equine feeding programs.
This team was responsible for saving my horse from
becoming a "pasture ornament". This horse is now blossoming
into a performance horse, currently training and showing Prix St. George.
Learn about new evolving research from EPC Solutions. Your horse will thank you!"
Cathy Gordon, CEO Kicking Horse Media Web Design & Development Inc.
"EPC Solutions was extremely helpful with my horse. I contacted Sylvia Kornherr on
a recommendation from a friend, because I had been having a lot of
trouble helping my horse to gain weight. Before the visit, I filled out an
extensive questionnaire about his health history and activity level.
On the first visit, she did a full assessment of his body weight and condition,
his feet, his current diet, and a hay analysis. Then she sent me a full report
detailing what she had observed during the visit, explanations for his difficulty
with weight gain, and exact recommendations for what to feed him.
Over the next few months I followed those recommendations,
and I saw great improvements in his weight and musculature.
I was also able to discuss his progress with Sylvia, in order for her to fine tune
his diet, and provide further recommendations. I highly recommend her services!"
Isabelle Williams, Ottawa, ON
"Before taking the farrier course, I thought I knew a lot about horses.
I quickly realized how much I still had to learn. From anatomy to understanding bio-mechanics and studying the horses’ movements to basic nutritional needs.
This course covers it all. But it doesn’t stop there: the continued support and sharing of new information helps to keep me on my toes as I “forge” into this new career. Well worth it!!!"
Jeff Vigneault, Quebec, Canada
Farrier at Balanced Hoof Care
"I attended the seminar Sylvia presented to the Ottawa Valley Hunt Club.
Sylvia is obviously very knowledgeable and passionate
about her research in the field of hoof care, nutrition and vet care.
I and the other attendees, many being backyard horse owners
were looking for information and tools to increase our knowledge
to improve the lives and health of our horses.
The presentation and delivery of her power point presentation was easy to understand
- all in an environment that encouraged questions and empowered us
to continue our own research to improve the well being of the horses we love.
I highly recommend attending one of Sylvia’s seminars.
The information she offers is invaluable."
Sue Browning, ON, Canada