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

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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...

Report from Europe

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Another European Hoof Care Clinic Tour came to a close last week. This brings the number of these workshops and seminars in Europe up to 12 since starting this program over three years ago....

Topper’s Easyboots

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My horse, Topper, is wearing protective hoof boots for therapeutic reasons. She is a 22 year old registered Morgan with Cushing's Disease. As you probably know, Cushing's makes horses much more likely to founder....

The Best Laid Plans

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Submitted by Lysane Cree, Team Easyboot 2012 Member2012 was the ride season that I was going to attempt my first 100 mile ride with my Paint mare Mae West Holliday, as well as attempt...

Easyboot Glue-On vs Easyboot Glove

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Submitted by Karen Bumgarner, Team Easyboot 2012 MemberNo doubt about it, Easyboots of one form or another are a favorite item of necessity for many trail and distance riders around the world. Most of...

Expanding on a Growing Theme

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November can be grey and dark, but never when working with hooves. For part of the month, I will be traveling to Europe to continue the program of conducting clinics on Natural Hoof Care,...

Gluing. Simplified.

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Gluing boots is probably the biggest concern I hear from friends and acquaintances wherever I go. While there are plenty of ways gluing can turn into a disaster, there are a few simple steps...

Never Give Up: A Tale of Lessons Learned at the Fandango 100

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Submitted by Leslie Spitzer, Team Easyboot 2012 MemberIt's been more than three weeks now since I had the fortune of attending the Owyhee Fandango Ride at Steph and John Teeter's beautiful ranch south of...

Part 2 of Triple Crown (In Which Fergus Gets Boots Glued to His Feet)

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Fergus' scalped heel - perfect timing meant that it had grown down so his weight-bearing heel buttress was effectively 3/4" square by the time the NASTR 75 endurance ride rolled around. <sigh>In late May...

De-Glueing (in which Fergus gets his boots removed and gets the best trim he’s...

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Fergus didn't get his glue-ons removed until the Saturday following NASTR 75 - 8 days later - due to lack of energy on my part. As soon as the shells come off is the...