Rehabilitating a Pastern / Fetlock Joint Using Easyboot Glue-On Shells

By Philip Himanka, APF-1, Not Only Barefoot, LLC Earlier this spring, Elizabeth Riecks from Hatha Equus and Wildsong Ranch asked me to assess a horse owned by one of her boarders. The horse, Epona, had been...

Week 4 Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to Sanoma Blakeley for winning our photo contest this week! Sanoma submitted this photo of herself on her purebred Arab gelding, RA Ares Bay (also known as Goobs), at mile 70 of the Tevis...

EasyShoe Versa – The Why

EasyCare currently manufactures more flexible, urethane hoof care products than any company in the world. We manufacture several versions and sizes of urethane boots, glue-on shells, hybrid protection versions that are a cross between...

What’s the Difference?

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....

RB Kindle: When Hoof Care Gets Personal

All horses – not just the great ones – deserve the opportunity to have good feet. If your horse has underrun heels, long toes, and challenging feet, don't despair. You are not stuck with...

3 Tips for Successfully Using the EasyShoe Flex Clips

Think about this for a moment - horses are shod statically for when they are in dynamic motion. It seems incredible that we shoe a horse standing for when he is moving. It's a...

Which EasyShoe is Right for You?

EasyCare has a wide range of composite glue-on shoes in the EasyShoe lineup. EasyShoes provide a healthy alternative to a traditional iron horseshoe. However, it can be difficult to choose the correct EasyShoe for...

Stabilizing Pedal Osteitis with a Glue-On Shell and Therapeutic Elevation Aid

In this case study submitted by Philip Himanka of Not Only Barefoot LLC, he describes the approach that he and Dr. Allen Landes took to help stabilize the coffin bone on a mare with...

EasyShoe Performance N/G Versatility

Our story begins with Blanche, a super sweet and gentle, giant white Mammoth Donkey.  I have experience in working with Mammoth Donkeys in the past, and could tell from the pictures that our client...

Open Nailing Slots – Why Are They Important?

Curtis Burns and I received great news over the holiday break that our open nailing slot nailing plate had received a patent! (Yes, Curtis is the farrier who shod the 2018 Triple Crown winner...

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