My name is Linda Martin, owner of The Good Hoof.  I provide bare foot hoof care & lifestyle management for horses in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito Counties.  I also offer hoof boot fitting, hoof care consultations and emergency trims. 

I earned professional certification from the Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners (PHCP) in 2008. I sustain an active membership with PHCP. 

I am a currently accepting a limited number  of new clients.   ______________________________________

My services include:  

1.  Barefoot trimming & lifestyle management
I provide a non invasive balanced trim utilizing non invasive trimming methods and the latest research in hoof health based on the research and teaching of Pete Ramey (, Pacific Hoof Care Practitioners and many other leaders in the field of equine hoof care. 
I will be happy to consult with you regarding equine diet, exercise regime, footing & hoof care. I can core your hay, order hay analysis & help you understand the test results.

2.  Hoof boot fitting and sales 
I will fit your horse in the best boot for their hoof & your riding.   I carry a limited size range of Easy Boots  in different styles.  I also can fit and order Renegade hoof boots for your horse.

If I do not carry the brand or size your horse requires I will help you select the appropriate size to order. 

3.  Sales of California Trace    
California Trace is a concentrated trace mineral supplement designed specifically for horses on unsupplemented forage diets. __________________________________________

                         Contact Information

              I can be reached by phone at (831) 588-7043
              & by email at


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