Bringing a Sole Back To New Life Through Shorter Trimming Cycles

The healing art of a smooth transition from a distorted pathological foot to a sustainable bare foot and then on to a well developed barefoot lies in the knowledge of proper form and recognizing...

Hoof Boots And Horse Shoes That Promote Hoof Mechanism

EasyCare has built our hoof protection line around the theory of hoof mechanism. Products that encourage mechanism while protecting the equine hoof. Hoof mechanism definition from Wikipedia: "The horse hoof is not at all a rigid...

Transitioning From Shod To Barefoot

Submitted by Karen Bumgarner, Team Easyboot 2015 Member I brought home a new horse home at the end of July. Yeah I know, I didn't need one, but he's here and I love the big...

Five Things You Should Know If You Are Thinking of Pulling Shoes

When I decided to make the transition to barefoot I made a commitment to stick with it for six months. That was six years ago and I haven't looked back. Two of those horses...

Marie’s Opinion

Submitted by David Landreville, Guest HCP Transitioning horses from shoes or neglected bare feet into properly shaped, fully functional, and comfortable bare feet can be challenging. If you don't care for a good challenge, you're...

Taking a Look Back: Horse Hoof Ingenuities From 1891

Our American-English is a dialect that is ever-changing. I love picking up old books and reading each sentence carefully and looking up words that I am certain couldn’t be real. An example is “aquabib”...

Uninterrupted Conversation

I am fortunate enough to have a great group of friends to ride with, particularly Jenni Smith. We haven’t been out much together this year since Tevis, and I've missed our weekly rides. We...

Mariah, Your Equinista

Making the transition from maintaining the traditionally shod horse to a holistic, barefoot/booted one may seem like a leap of faith for the common horse owner. The practice of natural horse care is immense...

Roll With It!

The "mustang roll", or rounding of the edges of the hoof wall, was first noticed by observing the way the wild mustangs of the western United States wear their hooves through constant movement over...

One Hoof Church, All Religions

One of the biggest blessings in today's horse world is the diverse range of approaches to all aspects of horsemanship and horse care. It also creates the biggest challenges as we face all the...

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