Tevis 2014: Gluing For Success, Supporting Young Riders

Easyboot has renewed its participation at the Western States Trail Ride for 2014 as the official hoof boot of Tevis 2014, and as the title sponsor for the 2014 Junior Rider ProgramEasyCare will pay the entry fee for up to 15 junior riders who sign up for Tevis. If you're between the ages of 13 and 18 and you've been dreaming of riding Tevis, EasyCare has you covered.

Jennifer Waitte and Jenni Smith arrive at the Foresthill vet check in 2013. They went on to finish in second and third place.

Gluing Hoof Boots for Success

If you're riding Tevis and you would like complimentary gluing or boot fitting support from an EasyCare representative, our gluing schedule for ride week is listed below. Easyboot Glue-Ons dominated Tevis yet again in 2013:

  1. The 2013 Tevis Cup (first place) was won by Rusty Toth and Quake in 14h57.
  2. This is the third year in a row for the first place Tevis horse to be wearing Easyboots.
  3. The first six horses horses to finish were in Easyboots.
  4. Seven of the top ten finishers were in Easyboots.
  5. Eleven of the top twenty finishers were in Easyboots.
  6. 25% of all finishing horses were in Easyboots.
  7. Easybooted horses enjoyed a 56% completion rate, compared to a 44% non-Easyboot completion rate.

To book a gluing appointment, please call any of our Customer Service Representatives at 1-800-447-8836.

Quake and Rusty Toth receiving the Tevis Cup.

Tevis 2014 Gluing Schedule

Please note the following five items:

  1. Location - there are two different locations, depending on the day. When setting up your appointment, please be sure clarify the location with the CSR.
  2. There will be no gluing whatsoever on Friday because it is too close to the race day, and the risk of losing boots increases significantly.
  3. EasyCare representatives will provide the gluing services at no cost. However, each rider is required to provide the boots and materials needed (new, unused and untouched Easyboot Glue-On shells; 1 tube of Adhere; Adhere Tips; 1 tube of Sikaflex).
  4. Please bring a horse that has been trimmed within the previous five days. Any horses that need a trim will be subject to trimming fees assessed by a professional hoof care practitioner.
  5. We request that all riders should have successfully completed at least one race in Easyboot Glue-Ons before attempting Tevis in Glue-Ons.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Auburn Fairgrounds 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.
 
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Auburn Fairgrounds 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
 
Thursday, August 7. 2014
Robie Park 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
 
Friday, August 8, 2014
No gluing.

To book your Tevis 2014 gluing appointment, please call any of our Customer Service Representatives at 1-800-447-8836.


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