Cracking the Code on Hoof Cracks

What causes hoof cracks? There are many factors that contribute to the development of hoof cracks and understanding the cause is the key to developing a solution. Infrequent Trim Schedule The first factor and the...

Top Do’s and Don’ts for Successful Booting

At EasyCare, we design products with two key objectives in mind - to solve specific hoof care problems and to support hoof health in any situation. But our Easyboots and EasyShoes can't help your...

The Little Things

This time of year, mixed in with all of the holiday busyness, I found myself thinking again of how it is that all the little things add up to the bigger thing. It's the...

When Your Frog is Down: Repairing Prolapsed Frogs

A prolapsed frog is where the frog, sensitive frog, and digital cushion have fallen below the height of the wall in the heels, basically the heel arch collapses. This is more than just a...

Rehabilitation of the Insulin Resistant Foundered Horse: DHF Style

We at Daisy Haven Farm, Inc, focus our practice on rehabilitation of the equine foot.  We do our best to be objective about the work we do on the horse’s foot and refrain from...

Hoof Care Starts In The Gut

They can be seen everywhere, the most unbalanced hooves, long toes, underrun heels, high heels, flares, you name it. It is truly amazing that horses with neglected hooves can sometimes bring superior performances to...

Stabilizing Pedal Osteitis with a Glue-On Shell and Therapeutic Elevation Aid

In this case study submitted by Philip Himanka of Not Only Barefoot LLC, he describes the approach that he and Dr. Allen Landes took to help stabilize the coffin bone on a mare with...

The Importance of the “Before and After”

We love to do before and after photo comparisons. They're fun and educational for us trimmers and also for our clients, the horse owners. I'm often surprised at how much has changed. I usually take...

Rounding the Corner Part 2

Submitted by David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care This article is a continuation of my previous article, Rounding The Corner. The following photo collage is a good example of how I encourage a lower heel...

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...

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