5 Ways to Help Your Horse Escape Hoof Discomfort with TheraPads

We all know that feeling - the one you get after you’ve walked all day in a pair of new, flat shoes on hard floors. The dogs are barking, and no matter how many...

The Challenges of Spring Grass: Laminitis and Founder

By Dawn WilloughbyIn most cases, owners can prevent the ravages of laminitis (inflammation of the laminae between hoof wall and coffin bone) and founder (pulling away of wall from coffin bone due to a...

Add Cushioning to the EasyShoe Flex to Go the Distance

In "How to Nail the EasyShoe Flex Light to Go the Distance," I explained step-by-step how to nail on the Flex. In this follow up blog, I'm going to explore the option of filling...

Frog Talk, Part II

In Frog Talk, Part I last month, we discussed frog trimming and looked at various frog pictures of all kinds of shape and form. In this second part of Frog Talk, we are going...

Horse Hoof Trimming Using a Disc Grinder

Another Skeptic Converted to Barefoot Grinder Trimming by Carolyn Dierksen The story I would like to tell you here is about a new method of hoof care, introduced to me by Phil Morarre. I first...

Conditioning from the Ground Up

Submitted by David Landreville, Guest HCP Every step a horse takes can either build them up or break them down. Every serious rider is aware of the benefits of conditioning their horses bodies through regular...

Which EasyShoe is Right for You?

EasyCare has a wide range of composite glue-on shoes in the EasyShoe lineup. EasyShoes provide a healthy alternative to a traditional iron horseshoe. However, it can be difficult to choose the correct EasyShoe for...

Every Hoof Has A Story

We’ve all heard the joke, “Talk to the hoof!” But what we really need to do is listen to the hoof. Every horse’s hoof has a story to tell. If you look and listen,...

The Truth About Equine Abscesses- Part Two

Submitted by Patricia Morgan Wagner, Hoof Rehabilitation Specialist There is no actual treatment for an abscess once the white line has been invaded. The condition has to run its course. Epsom salt or vinegar soaks...

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...

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