Q&A – Should my horse have his frog and sole trimmed?

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Customer Question: My farrier is very conscientious and appears well trained with recent schooling. I’m puzzled by the fact that he trims the frog and some of the sole of the hoof. I ride my...

What We Know For Sure

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Only a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of working in the field with a good friend and respected colleague of mine, Michael Wharton. Together we collaborated on a dressage horse that neither...

What’s the Difference?

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Shoeing a horse versus going barefoot has probably been an ongoing argument since the first day a horse sandal was made by braiding dry grasses together. It’s quite common to be skeptical of innovation....

5 Important Things to Know for Success with the Easyboot Fury

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EasyCare's newest hoof boot, the Easyboot Fury, is designed to go the distance with comfort and durability in mind. As the hoof changes throughout the trim cycle, you can easily adjust the heel length...

How to Check Hoof Balance

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Would you like to impress your trimmer? A fun exercise to try at home is determining if your horse’s hoof is balanced. All you need is a ruler and a permanent marker.Hoof care professionals...

Top Do’s and Don’ts for Successful Booting

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At EasyCare, we design products with two key objectives in mind - to solve specific hoof care problems and to support hoof health in any situation. But our Easyboots and EasyShoes can't help your...

The New Easyboot Fury is a Hit at the AERC Convention

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At this year's annual American Endurance Ride Convention held March 7-9, EasyCare's booth showcased proven hoof protection products as well as other new products coming in 2019. EasyCare is a Platinum Level Sponsor for...

Stabilizing Pedal Osteitis with a Glue-On Shell and Therapeutic Elevation Aid

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In this case study submitted by Philip Himanka of Not Only Barefoot LLC, he describes the approach that he and Dr. Allen Landes took to help stabilize the coffin bone on a mare with...

The Importance of the “Before and After”

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We love to do before and after photo comparisons. They're fun and educational for us trimmers and also for our clients, the horse owners. I'm often surprised at how much has changed.I usually take...

What About Trimming the Bars?

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Very few hoof trimming issues are as controversial as trimming the bars. Opinions vary greatly, from not touching them at all to cutting them down all the way to the sole level or beyond...