Transition & Condition for a Healthier Hoof

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Why can it sometimes take months for a horse to transition to barefoot? Why is the horse that was “perfectly sound” in shoes tender-footed without them? Why is shoeing so entrenched in our current equine management...

What to Know About a Barefoot Trim

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Caring for a barefoot hoof correctly calls for more than simply leaving off a shoe and filing the toe down every few weeks.A healthy hoof in its natural environment does not just shorten itself....

Thinking About Going Barefoot?

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Written by EasyCare Marketing Associate Sydney Segal Have you ever thought about pulling your horse's shoes, but you don't know where to start? I was recently in your shoes (no pun intended). Here...

Conditioning the Newly Bare Hoof

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Have you ever wondered why it can take months for a horse to fully transition to going barefoot? Or why the horse that was “sound” in shoes is tender-footed without them?Conditioning the newly bare...

Who Holds the Key to Barefoot Hoof Care?

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Hoof care practitioners and veterinarians provide valuable knowledge and services to improve and/or maintain our horse's hoof care regimen, and they're happy to help, but they don't ultimately hold the keys to barefoot success....

Comfort After a Fresh Trim

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Written by Jordan Junkermann, EasyCare Product SpecialistMy 23-year-old Quarter Horse mare, Billie, has been shod for almost her whole life. I have kept her barefoot for the last two years as she's become semi-retired....

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...