How To Reduce Collisional Force

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I’ve always thought it would be cool to be a runner. We would have cross-country runs once a month when I was a kid and I thought it rather exotic for the entire phys...

A Day in the Life of a Hoof Care Practitioner

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I had the opportunity to spend a day with Hoof Care Practitioner Tim Miller over my holiday break. I spent a week and a half with Tim and his wife Carolyn in southern California and...

It’s a Sticky Situation

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Here's the scenario, it's freezing cold and you need to glue on a pair of Easyboot Glue-Ons.  You pull out your gun, load a cartridge of Vettec Adhere and snap, crackle, pop.... guess what?  You got nothin'!Here...

How do I choose a Trimming Method?

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We have had numerous calls at EasyCare from customers who want to take their horse's barefoot and start with natural hoof trimming but now they are faced with the decision of which trimming method?...

Tips From an Amateur Trimmer – “Boot Maine-ia”

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A few weeks ago I received a set of Grips and a set of studded Gloves to test in snow and ice here in the frozen Northeast.  Since that first successful test, we've had an...

Natural Trimming, What Is It?

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The horse hoof is a magnificent piece of workmanship. It is complex, yet simple. It is a pump and a shock absorber. In order for it to do it's job properly, it must be...

Glue-On Tips

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This past weekend I put my new hoof boot gluing skills to the test. I was to glue boots on my own horse without anyone's help right before the La Cienigas Endurance Ride. In the...

Keep Your Bars Down, Then Add Spring to Your Step

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I had the privilege last weekend of riding 155 miles through the great foothills at the Empire Cienega Resource Conservation area southeast of Tucson. The Las Cienega Pioneer and Old Pueblo Pioneer rides are...

Do You Boot?

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The "Do You Boot" hoof boot success area is now available on the website and allows EasyCare consumers to post hoof boot success stories. The success stories are then posted to the new EasyCare...

How To Make Your Horse’s Feet Bigger

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Wendell Berry is an author, poet and farmer who writes about the way of living he believes in. He values the interconnectedness of hard work, pure food, sustainable agriculture, animal husbandry, healthy rural communities...