Good News From NATRC

The National Board of Directors of the North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC) met last weekend in Denver. One of the rule changes on the agenda was the Hoof Boot Sole Protection rule. The changes...

A Barefoot Milestone: Releasing the Fury

The 10th Anniversary edition of The Horse's Hoof magazine is hot off the press and guess who is on the cover?  Our very own Garrett Ford and the Fury from their win of the...

Reflections on the WEG – What a Time We Had

Submitted by Gene Limlaw About a year ago my friend Hernan asked if we would crew for him at the World Equestrian Games. He tried getting me to go to the pre-ride, but that did...

The Top Ten Reasons to Use Easyboot Glue-Ons

There's a lot of talk these days about which boot is better. Not surprisingly, most of the value judgments are very subjective, such as ease of getting said boot on foot; whether or not...

Christoph Schork’s World Record

Christoph Schork is the world record holder for the number of first place finishes at endurance events. Christoph won his 200th race on Saturday, September 18, 2010, at the Las Cienega 100 mile event....

Photo of the Week

This week's photo is one of my favorites from Tevis 2010. EasyCare went to Tevis this year with big plans. We created the Ride Tevis for Free program that compensated riders who finished the...

Three Key Lessons I Learned at Bryce Canyon XP

I was very lucky to be able to ride a couple of days at Bryce XP in addition to helping Duncan McLaughlin work on his thermography study of shod and unshod horses. I tried a couple...

Uno Does Bridgeport

Well, we finished...with 7 minutes to spare. It wasn't *exactly* the ride I was hoping for but we completed nevertheless. Once again, flexibility came into play and if the conditions dictated that we wait...

Reflecting on Redwood: Little Bit Goes Pro (and Leaves me for Another Woman)

Submitted by Renee Gonzalez It’s hard to believe a year has passed since I had the opportunity to ride in the Redwood National Forest. 2010 is flying by and I feel like I’m pedaling fast...

Horse & Rider Report : Boots Keep On Working

My son, Joe (15), packed up with Ronnie Eden and Bonnie Swiatek and left Laramie late last week to head for Horse & Rider in Western Colorado. Joe was riding Scooter, an 11 year-old...

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