Don’t Give Up!

It's a known fact that having your horse barefoot is healthier than having your horse in shoes. Many horses will go their entire lives with shoes and not show any outward signs of damage but even...

Reporting on the Cooley Ranch Endurance Ride

Submitted by Christina Kramlich Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend the Cooley Ranch Ride in Sonoma County, California.  As far as I’m concerned, it’s a must-do event. The beautiful setting on a private...

Barefoot Hoof Care – Why Barefoot?

In recent years, a growing contingent of the equine community has begun to question traditional hoof care. Why do so many of our domestic horses suffer from hoof ailments? Why are our veterinarians and...

Relief Is Just An Hour Away!

I recently posted about transition in my newest horse, Khopy. I decided to give him some longer-term support, by gluing on Easycare Glue-On Shells with Goober Glue. I trimmed him just a tad (backed up...

Dr. Tomas Teskey’s Natural Hoof Care Clinic – Part 2

I am one of the very lucky people that was able to go to Dr. Tomas Teskey’s hoof clinic and dissection in Hereford, AZ. It was a total eye-opener to me, having grown up...

Defining Transition

I spoke with a lady on the phone today that had pulled the shoes off of her horse a week ago.  She said that when she rode him last weekend, he was sore and...

Horse Hoof Confirmation

Horse Hoof Conformation ... interesting article I found at www.localriding.com! Horse hoof conformation is the result of the 50-million-year evolution of the horse. Both wild and domesticated species share a similar hoof shape and function and...

Barefoot Transitioning – What to Expect

A must read excellent article found in The Thoughtful Horseman for any one that's new to Natural Hoof Care and Protective Horse Boots, such as Easyboot Gloves and Bares by EasyCare. In six months to a year, your horse...

Horse A – Sweaty Socks

Back when I was trying to get Roo's rear Easyboot Gloves to stay on, and before I figured out that he needed to be in the next size smaller, one of the suggestions that...

Bringing Up Baby. Or, Lord, Give Me Strength.

Last summer, I got the crazy idea in my head that I wanted to raise a youngster to be my next superstar endurance/dressage horse. Yay! My very own baby to raise and start and...

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