When Abscess Goes Untreated – The Sequestrum

If you own horses, chances are good that at some point either you or someone you know spent many hours tending to an abscess. An abscess is collection of pus in an area of...

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%...

Going Positive

I recently had the opportunity to begin the rehabilitation of Chloe, an eight year old palomino. Chloe had suffered a deep digital flexor tendon (DDFT) tear, which although small, resulted in lameness. She had...

Rehab Quickly and Easily with Glue-Ons

One of my young colts came in with a gnarly flap of hoof wall broken off of the medial heel of his back right hoof. I have no idea how he did it. The...

Going Where Help is Needed – DHF on the Road

One of the most rewarding things I get to do in my life is help horses who are in desperate situations. Many times what the owner is trying hasn't been working for one reason...

The Top Six Ways to Increase Your Chances of Losing Glue-On Boots

If you want to see the time and resources invested in gluing Easyboot Glue-Ons litter the trail behind you, there are a few key modifications to our recommended protocol you'll need to undertake. These...

Watch My Back!

Actually I'm just kidding. What I really meant to say is: Watch your back! The human knee is not well designed for all the sport and work activities we expose it to. Anyone who has...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle…Your Boots

Several people have approached me about reusing Easyboot Glue-Ons, asking if it's possible, safe, effective, etc. Although EasyCare does not recommend it, the short answer is yes, you can reuse them. When I do...

Booting Thrush

Are you fighting it? Have you found a good way to deal with it? I few years back, I found my favorite thrush remedy in the form of a little vial of Tea Tree...

Jake’s Fault: A Pictorial of Healing

Who:  Magnum owned by Joe Kunkel a.k.a. Joe the Barefoot Trimmer Where:  Midland, TX. When:  May 14, 2012 - March 13, 2013 The story behind the story: Magnum shown below is owned by EasyCare dealer and...

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