Hoofcare Workshops & Courses

DAIRY HOOFCARE INSTITUTE OF NEW ZEALAND


Training Courses and Workshops

If you need to up-skill yourself or your staff in the latest hoof care or hoof trimming techniques, you’ll find our specialised training facility the Dairy Hoof Care Institute of New Zealand exactly what you need.

For a number of years now, Veehof has provided hoof trimming training courses and it has always been a long term goal of founder Fred Hoekstra, to establish a dedicated training institute.  DHI was launched in 2019 and aims to set the standard for cattle hoof care in New Zealand and Australia.

Fred is, DHI’s qualified instructor and delivers hoof trimming courses and holds workshops throughout New Zealand to help farmers and industry professionals treat and prevent lame dairy cows.

Lameness is now amongst the top three health issues on-farm and it is costing the industry millions of dollars every year.  DHI’s focus is to improve the skill and level of hoof care within the dairy industry to reduce lameness.

DHI’S WORKSHOPS AND COURSES:

To find out more visit https://www.dairyhoofcareinstitute.ac.nz/