It’s a Sticky Situation

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Here's the scenario, it's freezing cold and you need to glue on a pair of Easyboot Glue-Ons.  You pull out your gun, load a cartridge of Vettec Adhere and snap, crackle, pop.... guess what?  You got nothin'!Here...

Conditioning from the Ground Up

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Submitted by David Landreville, Guest HCPEvery step a horse takes can either build them up or break them down. Every serious rider is aware of the benefits of conditioning their horses bodies through regular...

The First Line of Defense: Daisy Haven Farm Rescue Work

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One of the most rewarding things I get to do as a farrier is help rescue horses. Here in Southeastern PA we have one of the largest horse and livestock auctions east of the Mississippi...

How To Reduce Collisional Force

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I’ve always thought it would be cool to be a runner. We would have cross-country runs once a month when I was a kid and I thought it rather exotic for the entire phys...

Here’s an Easy Way to Install an EasyCare Comfort Pad

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By EasyCare Product Specialist, Jean WelchAn EasyCare Comfort Pad is a great way to provide added comfort, support and protection for your horse. It comes in a one size fits all, and is a quick trace...

Best Practice: What Glue Work Works?

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In the horse world there are “ways to do things”. Some of of these things we do because it is grounded in science and based on research and objective information.  Other things we do,...

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...

Which Glue is Right for You?

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EasyCare offers several gluing choices for use with our EasyShoes or Glue-On Easyboots. If you are new to gluing, it can seem difficult to decide which glue to use. How are they different? When...

Thinking Glue – Outside the Box of Equine Podiatry

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Submitted by Chris Niclas CJF, CLS and owner of Chris’ Farrier Service Inc.There have been many changes in the hoof-care industry over the last 25 years. One of the changes I have come to...

Hoof Capsule Distortions, Part 3

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During the last two discussions on hoof capsule distortions, we looked at flares and high/low syndromes and clubfeet. Today, we want to examine the medial/lateral balance in more detail.Look at the picture below:Horse AQuestion:...