Keeping Up With the Trim

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How often do you need to trim your horses hooves?The answer to this question will vary widely, because horses in different situations wear their feet differently.On one end of the scale, we have heard...

Rx Hoof Boots Aid in Asymmetry Rehabilitation

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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....

Managing the Club Hoof

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Many articles have been written about club 'footed' horses. Actually, horse do not have 'feet', dogs and humans do, but horses have hooves. Therefore the term 'barefoot', as much as it is in common...

Starting From Scratch – Part 1

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

Bringing a Sole Back To New Life Through Shorter Trimming Cycles

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The healing art of a smooth transition from a distorted pathological foot to a sustainable bare foot and then on to a well developed barefoot lies in the knowledge of proper form and recognizing...

What to Trim Between Trims

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As a barefoot hoof care practitioner, I typically keep all of my clients on a four week trim schedule. If you are fortunate enough to have your horse in a pasture or large pen...

That’s My Story and I’m Stickin’ To It: The Learning Curve

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Submitted by David LandrevilleThat's My Story by Collin Raye was a popular song in the 90's. I don't know how many times back then I would hear someone finish their sentence with the line,...

What is Hoof Contraction?

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This quick reference guide was found in the Horse's Hoof magazine, it was created to provide photo resource to help horse-owners identify some of the most common hoof problems. Here is a very contracted hoof:A...

Thinking Positive!

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There are two ways to look at things- you know, the whole glass half-full, glass half-empty saying. While I try to look at things in a positive manner, sometimes I find myself focusing on...

Barefoot Trimming Tip While Using Your Hoofjack

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Here is a barefoot horse hoof trimming tip from Kevin Keeler, owner and manufacturer of the Hoofjack........."One aspect of the hoof care industry that I have enjoyed is the open, enthusiastic, sharing of information...