Topper’s EasyShoe Update

Eight weeks ago last Saturday, The Bootmeister, otherwise known as Christoph Schork, applied a set of EasyShoes to my tender-footed gelding, Topper, as part of a demonstration at the AERC National Championship ride. Immediately...

EasyShoe, Glue and Nails, OH MY!

I have been using composite shoes since 2005 and since then I've played with and applied every kind of composite shoe I could get my hands on. Some have been easier to use than...

Frustoconical

Frustoconical: having the shape of a frustum of a cone.   The similar shapes of a frustum cone and a hoof.  The hoof is most often narrower at the hairline than the base.  In a recent...

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...

Topper’s Easyboots

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....

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