Natural Hoof Care Terms

A lot of horse owners these days are moving towards doing their own barefoot trimming.  Below are some natural hoof care terms that are always good to know when looking to start doing your own hoof...

EquiSearch’s Ask the Vet: Trimming Horse Feet

Should a horse have its frog and sole trimmed? Dr. Joyce Harman explains how trimming affects the natural foot of the horse. Question: My farrier is very conscientious and appears well trained with recent schooling....

Old Dogs and New Tricks

Having had shod horses "forever"...started to rethink barefoot when my 25 year old's feet were looking so out of balance in shoes...and he was moving as if his feet hurt...and I couldn't get the...

What is the Buttress Line?

Wondering how to Boot (shoe) a Horse?  New to our Natural Hoof Products?  First you need to measure your horse Hoofs.   After a fresh Barefoot Trimming, you need to measure the width and length of the hoof,...

Barefoot Trimming The Success Of The Future

I personally believe the biggest challenge to natural horse care and barefoot trimming is the number of natural hoof care professionals in the field. Easycare receives 100's of calls every month from consumers looking...

How to Fail At Going Barefoot Without Even Trying

Everyone wants to tell you why going barefoot will not work.  Our friends at High Performance Hooves have listed below some real world reasons you will fail! 1. Don't trim your horse's hooves at 4-6...

The Secret of Successful Booting

Far at the McDowell Turkey Trot 75. Photo© Steve Powers. There are times when things just seem to go right. I had one such ride this weekend on our last race of the 09 season....

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