Boot Fit Analysis

A good fit is the number one criterion for determining the best boot for your horse. Whether you are looking for help with your first pair of boots or trying to resolve boot loss/damage,...

You Want Me to Build a Dry What?

As I travel, I not only observe the horse’s feet but also the environment they come from.  The influence of the environment on the horse’s foot is incredible.  Even in our local Northeastern area,...

Gluing. Simplified.

Gluing boots is probably the biggest concern I hear from friends and acquaintances wherever I go. While there are plenty of ways gluing can turn into a disaster, there are a few simple steps...

Is Your Horse Really a Goat?

With all the different trim styles out there it can be difficult to make value decisions for your horse’s feet. Every horse is different, and depending on the environment, the horse’s job and where...

Never Give Up: A Tale of Lessons Learned at the Fandango 100

Submitted by Leslie Spitzer, Team Easyboot 2012 Member It's been more than three weeks now since I had the fortune of attending the Owyhee Fandango Ride at Steph and John Teeter's beautiful ranch south of...

Part 2 of Triple Crown (In Which Fergus Gets Boots Glued to His Feet)

In late May it was time for Part 2 of our Triple Crown attempt - NASTR 75 endurance ride. Typically, I don't bother gluing on boots for 50 mile rides, but when the distance...

De-Glueing (in which Fergus gets his boots removed and gets the best trim he’s...

Fergus didn't get his glue-ons removed until the Saturday following NASTR 75 - 8 days later - due to lack of energy on my part. As soon as the shells come off is the...

Owyhee Fandango Part I – The Not Riding Part

Has it been only a week? Just a week ago I was hobbling around the house, all grumpy and sore after an awesome weekend with awesome friends and awesome horses. Too bad the weather...

Introducing Daisy Bicking, “The Millenium Farrier”

Like many hoof care providers I know, I too got my start in hoof care because my own horse had hoof problems. In my case, I was dealing with a metabolic problem child who...

Live Sole and Then Some

Springtime trimming can mean uncovering the past winters secrets. During the spring months, horses hooves grow about twice as fast compared to the growth we see in the middle of winter. Sometimes hooves can...

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