Tevis Cup Easyboot Elite: Working Toward Common Goals

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Submitted by Deanna Stoppler, Team Easyboot 2015 Member“Team guts will always beat individual greatness.” −Bob ZuppkeMy first Tevis Cup experience has me thinking about teamwork and camaraderie. Horses, riders, crews, volunteers, veterinarians, and farriers—all working...

Riding the Tevis and Big Horn 100s in EasyShoes

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Peter Hommertzheim started using the EasyShoe Performance N/G because he liked the open bottom and frog support, as well as the surface area to absorb impact and spread out the weight. He has previously used the...

Tevis in Easyboots = Confidence

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Submitted by Jenni SmithI rode Tevis for the first time in 2002 on a horse in steel shoes with no pads.  I went over Cougar Rock like that.  Makes me marvel, looking back.  For...

Tevis 2015 Easyboot Statistics Prove It Again

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The 60th anniversary edition of the 100-mile Western States Endurance Ride, aka the Tevis Cup, took place on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Jenni Smith and Far on their way to winning the 2015 Haggin Cup....

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Derick Vaughn

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Derick started learning how to trim and nail on shoes from a local farrier near his home town in Humboldt County, California early in 2011. Always interested in horses, and a fan since childhood of...

Tevis 2015: The Finest Gluing Team of Professionals is Available to All Competitors

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Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, the Western States Trail Ride promises to be a landmark event befitting Diamond Anniversary status. EasyCare has a long and successful history at the worlds most challenging 100-mile...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Pete Van Rossum

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Pete has been deeply involved in all aspects of equine hoof care with Ernest Woodward and their affiliation with Dr. Mark Silverman and the Southern California Equine Podiatry Center. His ongoing full-time apprenticeship with...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Jeremy Ortega

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Jeremy Ortega began trimming his own horses' feet in 2004, when his wife’s uncle, Hank Kuiper, a farrier from Colorado, came out and taught him. He met barefoot trimmer, Dave Fitton, a year later...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Deanna Stoppler

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Submitted by Ashley Gasky, Team Easyboot 2015 MemberDeanna Stoppler AF is a member of the 2015 Easyboot Elite team. She is among 5 other elite professionals charged with the task of gluing on boot...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Ashley Gasky

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Ashley Gasky began trimming horses in the summer of 2010 when she asked a visiting farrier to remove her horse's shoes. By the fall of 2010, she had been introduced to Dr. Judith Shoemaker's work...