Barefoot Trimming The Success Of The Future

I personally believe the biggest challenge to natural horse care and barefoot trimming is the number of natural hoof care professionals in the field. Easycare receives 100's of calls every month from consumers looking...

Basic Tips for Natural Hoof Care

Here is some good knowledge about natural hoof care for horse owners from farrier/trimmer Keith Seeley. Every horse owner should have a basic idea of hoof care so that he/she can be aware of issues...

Rounding the Corner

Submitted by David Landreville of Landreville Hoof Care There are a lot of trim methods out there teaching how to address heel height without mentioning heel shape. The shape of the heels are meant to...

Snow Days!

Keeping consistent with my recently decided goal of staying positive all winter, I have been trying to make something good out of something that we might normally complain about this time of year. We...

What to Trim Between Trims

As a barefoot hoof care practitioner, I typically keep all of my clients on a four week trim schedule. If you are fortunate enough to have your horse in a pasture or large pen...

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...

Debate? What Debate?

Rumor has it that there is still a debate going on about what’s best for horses: steel shoes or barefoot? Years ago I came across the writings of Dr. Tomas Teskey, D.V.M.. The unfettered foot:...

Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Hoofjack

Many years ago, I ordered my first Hoofjack from a local farrier supply store. The one man show was run by an old time farrier. With obvious contempt he said: "What do you need that...

The Healing Power of Barefoot featured in Equus Magazine

Congratulations to Barefoot trimmer and EasyCare dealer, Karen Reeves of Keno, OR. whose work was recently featured in Equus Magazine. The magazine ran a nice article titled Healing a Hoof Crack, "A Hoof Made Whole". Karen as many of you already know...

Charm School

A few weeks ago I loaded up the new pony, Charmy-Schmarmy, and took him to kindergarten. Not only is this a huge step for him, it's a huge step for myself- an obsessive-compulsive, worrying...

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