What to Know About Trimming the Toe…

Generally, trimming the toe properly is relatively simple. On a reasonably healthy foot, bring the wall about an 1/8" above sole plane, and bevel back to the waterline. Your bevel will be stronger on...

The Little Things

This time of year, mixed in with all of the holiday busyness, I found myself thinking again of how it is that all the little things add up to the bigger thing. It's the...

Got Iron?

Submitted by Natalie Herman A good example of a horse that should be black, but has the typical 'bleached' look to the coat and mane. The coat is very rough looking and shedding in patches...

Natural Horse Products

2009 has been an amazing year for EasyCare. 4 new hoof boots were released... the Easyboot Glove, Easyboot Edge, Easyboot RX and the Easyboot Glue-On are really helping revolutionize natural hoof care.  While we...

Bacteria, Fungus and Yeast, Oh My!

As a hoof care practitioner, I sometimes assume that all is well with my personal horses’ hooves. Healthy hooves depend on several variables and a balanced diet is essential for optimum hoof health. My...

A Skeptic’s Review of the Easyboot Glove Back Country

Submitted by Roger Rittenhouse For the past two years plus I have used other boots with good results on my horse, Omni. While very satisfied with the other brand, I wanted to try another boot...

Thoroughbred Feet are Just Fine: Meet Garwin

When you peruse 'Practical Horseman', 'Equus' or 'Horse Illustrated', you may find a professional saying, "Well barefeet might work for some horses, but never Thoroughbreds. They just don't have good feet." Or, "We've bred...

Under Pressure – Discovering A Hoof Abscess (Part One)

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,...

Boot Maine-ia

Now that EasyCare has launched its new blog platform, it will be much easier for Boot Maine-ia to hit the virtual newsstand!  First, a short introduction. I've been riding endurance and CTR since 2003 with my...

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...

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