Under Pressure – Dealing with an Abscess (Part Two)

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Submitted by EasyCare Product Specialist, Kelsey LobatoAfter discovering an abscess and finding out the cause, start treatment and possibly a prevention program. The treatment program will depend on the type of abscess your horse...

The Challenges of Spring Grass: Laminitis and Founder

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Submitted by EasyCare Dealer, Dawn WilloughbyOriginal Post June 2, 2011In most cases, owners can prevent the ravages of laminitis (inflammation of the laminae between hoof wall and coffin bone) and founder (pulling away of...

Under Pressure – Discovering A Hoof Abscess (Part One)

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Submitted by EasyCare Product Specialist, Kelsey Lobato.An abscess is a bacterial infection of the connective tissues between the hoof wall and the sole of the hoof. Abscesses can be triggered from a number of causes,...

Easyboot Stratus Pad System: Get that Laminitic Horse Comfortable!

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The Easyboot Stratus and the pad system are a collaboration between EasyCare/Polyflex Horseshoes and Garrett Ford/Curtis Burns.  We have been working to bring a new concept to market that will help horses. The comfort...

DHF Case Study: Laminitis and Canker

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This is one of those cases that stays with you; that you think about even when you're not with the horse.  The initial description from the veterinarian was "Every time the owner picked out...

Spring Laminitis: The Not-So-Silent Killer

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This year we’ve seen more horses in our area developing spring laminitis than ever before. Many apparently healthy, stable, sound horses becoming foot sore with heat and digital pulses seemingly out of the blue.We...

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....

The Truth About Equine Abscesses- Part Two

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Submitted by Patricia Morgan Wagner, Hoof Rehabilitation SpecialistThere 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...

The Truth About Equine Hoof Abscesses – Part One

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Submitted by Patricia Morgan Wagner, Hoof Rehabilitation SpecialistHoof abscesses can be much more serious than most of us realize. Abscesses usually are misunderstood, misdiagnosed, mistreated and cause our horses unnecessary suffering, loss of use...

Using the EasyShoe for Abscesses

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Submitted by Christina Krueger, From Hoof to HeartMick who is affectionately known as "Little Kick" for reasons soon to be described is a 12 year-old Thoroughbred Westphalian cross. He is the smallest horse in...