Looking Beyond Frequent Hoof Trimming as the Magic Fix for Hoof Rehab

By Hoof Care Practitioner David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care If you’re struggling with hoof issues, don't fool yourself into thinking that merely trimming more frequently is going to be a magic fix. There’s always a...

Starting From Scratch – Part 1

A couple of weeks ago, a friend visited from England. She has just decided to take her endurance horse barefoot and compete him in boots. It sounds like she has found a sympathetic trimmer...

Never Say Never – Alternative Methods for Rehab Success

At Daisy Haven Farm: Hoof and Soft Tissue Rehabilitation, we work on approximately 350 horses per month between two full time and three part time farriers. Out of all of those horses, only 10%...

Comfort Pads in the Easyboot Glove Back Country

"Can I use Comfort Pads in the Easyboot Glove Back Country?" This is yet another challenging question and the answer is, it depends. Although Comfort Pads are not recommended for the Easyboot Glove because they...

Installing Glue-On Hoof Boots with Goober Glue and the “Adhere Lock”

The Adhere Lock makes hoof boot installation with Goober Glue easier! Goober Glue is one of the adhesives that is working well to secure Easyboot Glue-Ons to the bare hoof. The thing that sets Goober...

Rx Hoof Boots Aid in Asymmetry Rehabilitation

Here at EasyCare, we have some top notch individuals working along side us as dealers. The following article was written by Jason McClure out of Hutchinson, Kansas. For eight years, Jason shod horses for just about every discipline imaginable....

Hoof Radiographs: They Give You X-Ray Vision Part 3

In Part 1 of this series on hoof radiographs, I discussed how to get accurately acquired and measurable radiographs for hoof care decisions. In Part 2 of the series, I discussed some things you can look at to...

Welcome to Notes from the Field

Greetings! My name is Dawn Willoughby and I am a lifelong horse-lover. For me, it's all about building a companionship that works for horse and human. If you are also that type...

The Frog: Bare Vs Shod

I rode a few horses barefoot the other day and out on the trail I ran into some hoof prints of a horse that was clearly wearing shoes. As I looked at the hoof...

Debate? What Debate?

Rumor has it that there is still a debate going on about what’s best for horses: steel shoes or barefoot? Years ago I came across the writings of Dr. Tomas Teskey, D.V.M.. The unfettered foot:...

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