Top Do’s and Don’ts for Successful Booting

At EasyCare, we design products with two key objectives in mind - to solve specific hoof care problems and to support hoof health in any situation. But our Easyboots and EasyShoes can't help your...

Stabilizing Pedal Osteitis with a Glue-On Shell and Therapeutic Elevation Aid

In this case study submitted by Philip Himanka of Not Only Barefoot LLC, he describes the approach that he and Dr. Allen Landes took to help stabilize the coffin bone on a mare with...

EasyShoe Performance N/G Versatility

Our story begins with Blanche, a super sweet and gentle, giant white Mammoth Donkey.  I have experience in working with Mammoth Donkeys in the past, and could tell from the pictures that our client...

The Importance of the “Before and After”

We love to do before and after photo comparisons. They're fun and educational for us trimmers and also for our clients, the horse owners. I'm often surprised at how much has changed. I usually take...

What About Trimming the Bars?

Very few hoof trimming issues are as controversial as trimming the bars. Opinions vary greatly, from not touching them at all to cutting them down all the way to the sole level or beyond...

5 Ways to Help Your Horse Escape Hoof Discomfort with TheraPads

We all know that feeling - the one you get after you’ve walked all day in a pair of new, flat shoes on hard floors. The dogs are barking, and no matter how many...

Get a Grip

When you understand the hoof as a complex, flexible, living structure and then consider a shoe as a rigid cast, it's easier to imagine what the rest of the horse must do to compensate...

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...

Balanced Hoof, Balanced Horse

Lateral or medial imbalances are fairly common and a symptom of uneven hoof loading.  To treat them properly, it's important to understand the cause. The load is dependent on a horse's conformation and muscle...

The Little Things

This time of year, mixed in with all of the holiday busyness, I found myself thinking again of how it is that all the little things add up to the bigger thing. It's the...

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