Thoroughbred Feet are Just Fine: Meet Garwin

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Garwin, 2008.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...

Natural Horse Care and Lifestyle

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This bit of information was found at a barefoot trimming website by Maria Siebrand. Her site is called "The Thoughtful Horseman" Progressive Horsekeeping. She has various sections dedicated to barefoot trimming and natural horse care...

The Barefoot Horse and Hoof Boots Take a Huge Step Forward with Haggin Cup...

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It was a day for all barefoot horses.  A day that will help the practice of keeping horses barefoot be less challenged in the future.  It was a day that Dr. Neel Glass (the...

Navicular Rehab in EasyCare Boots

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Steve Karshner wrote a great article about rehabing Navicular hooves with the use of boots. He uses the EasyCare RX boot and has also used the EasyCare Boa boots."I was surprised to learn that  some of...

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....

Long Ears and Hoof Boots

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Mules and Donkeys have their own unique hoof confirmation.  For the most part mules and donkeys excel with a barefoot hoof.  They often have no need for horse shoes or protective horse boots.  Not long ago it wasn't...

Boots Are Never 100% Easy: A Review of the Easyboot Fury

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The Easyboot Fury is celebrating its 1 year anniversary! In honor of that milestone, we'd like to share an honest review from a customer in North Carolina who tried out the Easyboot Fury Sling.  Find...

Your Horse May Have Thrush

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My Horse Can't Get Thrush Sure she can! Even the most unlikely of equine candidates run the risk of getting thrush. It happened to a friend of mine just a couple of weeks ago right...

Great Feet Deserve a Great Body: Use the Masterson Method and Watch Your Horse...

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 Jim and the famous jumper, Sapphire, now retired.This journey never ends, does it? First bare feet, then turnout with a herd, balance the minerals in the diet, throw out the blankets, buy a new...

The Language of Anatomy

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Hmmm, let's see... is that, medial or lateral? Dorsal or palmar? Distal or proximal? How about  putting a few of those terms together, like distodorsolateral view. Now you've got a mouth full!  It's easy to get confused...