Healing Zahara

Submitted by Stacey Maloney, Team Easyboot 2012 Member Many people may remember this picture from earlier this spring. Pretty ugly I know. This is my mare, Zahara, after about six months of healing from a wire...

Changing Environment = Changing Hooves

Last time, in Horsekeeping - The Way the Other Half Does It, I described the changes that my gelding had undergone after a pasture injury. Everything about his life would change, aside from me,...

The Caudal Foot

A big and healthy frog is desirable, but why? What is hiding above it and what makes it so important? This nice specimen of a big frog on this Irish Cobb stands in stark contrast...

Having a Barefoot Clinic is as Easy as 1 2 3

Submitted by Charmain Q De Hart, Team Easyboot 2012 Member Having a barefoot clinic is not an easy task. Although we have done numerous presentations and several clinics, I still had that anxious feeling I...

Are You Stupid Or What?

I recently told one of my horse friends that the best equine gift I've ever given myself and my equine partners in the ability to do my own hoof trimming! In return my friend...

Natural Hoof Care Confession and Compromise

Submitted by Carol Warren, Team Easyboot 2012 Member I have a confession to make. I have tried to trim my horse's hooves myself. I had a great natural hoof care specialist show me several times...

Report from Europe

Another European Hoof Care Clinic Tour came to a close last week. This brings the number of these workshops and seminars in Europe up to 12 since starting this program over three years ago....

The Dynamic Hoof

As the seasons change so do horses' hooves. Many people view horses' hooves as static objects that do not change significantly once the horse has reached maturity. In actuality, the hoof is incredibly dynamic...

Topper’s Easyboots

My horse, Topper, is wearing protective hoof boots for therapeutic reasons. She is a 22 year old registered Morgan with Cushing's Disease. As you probably know, Cushing's makes horses much more likely to founder....

The Best Laid Plans

Submitted by Lysane Cree, Team Easyboot 2012 Member 2012 was the ride season that I was going to attempt my first 100 mile ride with my Paint mare Mae West Holliday, as well as attempt...

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