Review of the anatomy of the foot and understanding why feet need to be trimmed regularly. Reiterate the correct way to rebalance the foot using the 5 stage Dutch method previously taught.
- Introduction to the Grinder.
All aspects of this machine will be covered ensuring those attending the beginners course will be able to use the machine safely. Participants will be instructed in one model of grinder and disc and learn how to maintain it in good working order. They will be taught how to trim and rebalance feet using grinders, again following the Dutch method. The problems and pitfalls of using a grinder incorrectly will be emphasisied. Practical sessions will be on cadaver feet and participants will then move onto other course levels and achieve a satisfactory standard of competence before progressing to live cows.