Epics and Navicular

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My mare, TJ, was diagnosed with navicular a few years ago. I subsequently learned to trim and have been trying to get her comfortable enough to land heel first. I tried a soft paddock,...

Therapy Click System: Commonly Asked Questions

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Questions about the new Therapy Click System? Below is a list of 12 commonly asked questions.1. What EasyCare boots work with the Therapy Click System? i. Easyboot Rx ii. Easyboot Cloud iii. Original Easyboot iv. Easyboot Epic v. Easyboot Glove vi....

Turn Your Paddock into a Paradise

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As April rolls around each year in the Rocky Mountains of Montana, I can’t help but say to myself as I look out onto my lush green pasture;  “What’s the point?”, if I can’t...

Fitting Zahara’s Spare Part

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Submitted by Stacey Maloney, Team Easyboot 2012 MemberLast summer my Competitive Trail Riding prospect, Zahara, broke my heart when she suffered a pretty bad heel bulb laceration - twice. Instead of spending the summer...

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...

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...

The Challenges of Spring Grass: Laminitis and Founder

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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...

White Line Disease: Healing Through Nutrition, Hoof Care, and Booting

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A case study by Casey Sexton of North Georgia Hoof CareIn August of 2019 I was referred to a client by our local equine vet. The horse had a bad case of white line...

Recovering from Chronic Abscesses

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We wanted to share a success story from Cathy. She has spent the past couple of years treating her horses' chronic abscesses. She discovered they were abscessing because they were receiving too much selenium...

Navicular: Excepts from an Article by Cheryl Sutor

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The most common cause of lameness in horses is found in the navicular area of the horse's hoof.The terms Navicular Disease and Navicular Syndrome are often used to define navicular problems. Navicular problems are...