A Beginner Building a Healthier Hoof

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A Case Study by Casey Sexton of North Georgia Hoof Care in Atlanta, GeorgiaOn August 1, 2019, I was called in to work on a very lame Saddlebred. I arrived at the appointment to...

The Challenges of Spring Grass

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This post by Dawn Willoughby was originally posted on our blog on June 2, 2011. It's that time of year when many of us are seeing spring grass flourish, making it a great time...

Are You Prepared for Foaling Season?

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For many of us in the horse industry, this time of year is synonymous with foaling season. The anticipation, the late nights, the false alarms, the worry, the excitement, the panic... so many conflicting...

Rehabilitating a Pastern / Fetlock Joint Using Easyboot Glue-On Shells

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By Philip Himanka, APF-1, Not Only Barefoot, LLCEarlier this spring, Elizabeth Riecks from Hatha Equus and Wildsong Ranch asked me to assess a horse owned by one of her boarders. The horse, Epona, had been...

Which Therapy Boot is Right for You?

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By Katie Johanson, EasyCare Product Specialist Team MemberIt can be a devastating experience when your horse becomes lame, and it usually marks the beginning of a long, arduous road to recovery before soundness is...

What’s the Difference?

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Shoeing a horse versus going barefoot has probably been an ongoing argument since the first day a horse sandal was made by braiding dry grasses together. It’s quite common to be skeptical of innovation....

Hoof Prosthetics: Prince’s Unlikely Hoof

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Submitted by Philip HimankaIn March, 2016, a miniature horse gelding named “Prince” was diagnosed by Colorado State University veterinarians with right coxofemoral joint luxation (dislocation of the femur head from the hip socket, disrupting...

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

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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...

EasyShoe Performance N/G Versatility

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Our story begins with Blanche, a super sweet and gentle, giant white Mammoth Donkey.  I have experience in working with Mammoth Donkeys in the past, and could tell from the pictures that our client...

The Importance of the “Before and After”

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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...