The EasyShoe Flex is shipping now. What do you need to know?

The EasyShoe Flex horse shoe line is finally here! In the warehouse and shipping now. Curtis Burns and I have worked many hours on this shoe and are very happy with the final result. It has a...

Plastic Lined Shoes in the Kentucky Derby

Ever since Mucho Macho Man’s win at the Breeder’s Cup in November in the Burns’ Polyflex Shoe, I’ve been curious enough to watch the larger races to learn about which hoof protection choices support...

EasyShoe Spacers – Why, How and When?

EasyShoe Spacers are an accessory that can be used with both the EasyShoe Performance N/G and the EasyShoe Performance.  The spacers are essentially a third arm for the farrier and set the width of the...

Mark, Mustangs, EasyShoes and Winning!

Mark Montgomery is known for adopting, breaking, training and racing BLM Mustangs in the sport of endurance. Mark is a gifted horseman and is usually seen winning and receiving best condition at most endurance...

Not Your Grandfather’s Horse Shoes

Back in the day of your grandfather, steel shoes were shaped the hard way, in a forge and over the anvil. Some were shaped poorly and applied to an improperly trimmed hoof. The practice...

Sore No More – Topper’s New EasyShoe

Last weekend at the 2013 AERC National Championships, I was lucky enough to be in the presence of several very knowledgeable, very talented hoof care practitioners. Between Christoph Schork, Rusty Toth and Susan Summers,...

The Best Of Both Worlds – A Hoof Protection Device That Still Allows The...

I personally believe in the barefoot horse and marvel at what the equine hoof can do.  The equine hoof is an amazing structure that expands and contracts under load, dissipates energy, and aids in...

Testing Hoof Wear in the North Cascades

Submitted by Ruthie Thompson-Klein​, Equine Balance Hoof Care  After conditioning rides around our Washington San Juan Islands’ gentle road and forest trails, three of my clients and adventure-mates and I set out for some serious riding...

Add Cushioning to the EasyShoe Flex to Go the Distance

In "How to Nail the EasyShoe Flex Light to Go the Distance," I explained step-by-step how to nail on the Flex. In this follow up blog, I'm going to explore the option of filling...

EasyShoe Application: Prep is Key

Preparation comes from Latin praeparare, from prae 'before' + parare 'make ready'. It literally means, “to make ready before (something else can occur)”. In applying an EasyShoe, it’s 98% prep. Think of a ballet. They practice...

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