5 Ways to Help Your Horse Escape Hoof Discomfort with TheraPads

We all know that feeling - the one you get after you’ve walked all day in a pair of new, flat shoes on hard floors. The dogs are barking, and no matter how many...

What to Expect From Your Barefoot Trimmer

With the natural hoof care movement growing by leaps and bounds, many horse owners are seeking out barefoot trimmers.  But just as in all professions, there are good and bad.  Many people latch on...

Uno’s Official 2011 Boot Sizing Ceremony

Well, so much for my "Trimming Day" plan - a two-week bout of lurgy sickness resulted in a stupendous 4 out of 24 feet being trimmed. Better than nothing, but not exactly what I'd...

The Top Five Barriers to Trying Hoof Boots

One of the things we researched in some detail before the EasyCare organizational retreat in January 2011 was The Voice of the Customer. We've spent a fair amount of time since then attempting to...

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...

The EasyCare Touch

I have been using Old Macs for my horse for years, first after a severe founder and, then again, after a laminitis issue from this crazy winter on the ice, which resulted in a...

Cracking the Code on Hoof Cracks

What causes hoof cracks? There are many factors that contribute to the development of hoof cracks and understanding the cause is the key to developing a solution. Infrequent Trim Schedule The first factor and the...

Trimming Tools and the Art of Maintenance

There are many reasons for that development, but the fact is that more and more riders and horse owners are now trimming their horses hooves without the help of professional hoof technicians and farriers....

Jake’s Fault: A Pictorial of Healing

Who:  Magnum owned by Joe Kunkel a.k.a. Joe the Barefoot Trimmer Where:  Midland, TX. When:  May 14, 2012 - March 13, 2013 The story behind the story: Magnum shown below is owned by EasyCare dealer and...

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