Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Pete Van Rossum

Pete has been deeply involved in all aspects of equine hoof care with Ernest Woodward and their affiliation with Dr. Mark Silverman and the Southern California Equine Podiatry Center. His ongoing full-time apprenticeship with...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Jeremy Ortega

Jeremy Ortega began trimming his own horses' feet in 2004, when his wife’s uncle, Hank Kuiper, a farrier from Colorado, came out and taught him. He met barefoot trimmer, Dave Fitton, a year later...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Deanna Stoppler

Submitted by Ashley Gasky, Team Easyboot 2015 Member Deanna Stoppler AF is a member of the 2015 Easyboot Elite team. She is among 5 other elite professionals charged with the task of gluing on boot...

Tevis 2015: Meet Easyboot Elite Team Member Ashley Gasky

Ashley Gasky began trimming horses in the summer of 2010 when she asked a visiting farrier to remove her horse's shoes. By the fall of 2010, she had been introduced to Dr. Judith Shoemaker's work...

EasyCare Announces the 2015 Easyboot Elite Tevis Gluing Team

We announced today the selections for the 2015 Easyboot Elite Tevis Gluing Team. Six individuals were chosen from more than 100 applicants from across the world. Together, they will take on the challenge of...

Life After Tevis (a.k.a. “I got Pulled and it Sucked!”)

The gun shook in my trembling hands. Sweat began to bead on my forehead. I took a deep breath and closed my eyes for a moment. When I opened them, Stella was gazing at...

A Case for EasyShoes

By definition, a dilemma is a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives, or any difficult or perplexing situation or problem. And I’ve got one—a big one. My No. 1 horse M Dash...

The Ride of a Lifetime, and a Great Finish “to Boot”

A lot of fabulous stories are coming out of this year’s Tevis Cup. It’s great to be a member of Team Easyboot and to have contributed to the team’s success. Jenni Smith and I...

10 Things You Should Know About Easyboots at Tevis 2013

Easyboots cleaned up yet again at the 58th running of the Western States Endurance Ride on July 20, 2013. Jennifer Waitte and Jenni Smith arrive at the Foresthill vet check. Photo by Merri Melde. 161 riders...

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation

Tevis has come and gone. As in years past, EasyCare provided a free service and applied Easyboot Glue-Ons to the hooves of over 30 Tevis horses during the prior week. EasyCare staff and Team...

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