Mojave Madness

About two weeks ago, I attended the Eastern Mojave Scenic 250 mile endurance ride. I rode 100 miles on two different horses that were wearing glue on hoof boots. Because I was only riding...

Photo of the Week

This week's photo is all about the scenery. One of the greatest joys of riding is getting out in the wide open spaces, enjoying the fresh air and simply getting away from the constant...

Miss Bear Cat Wins in Easyboots

Martin Todt with his pride and joy Miss Kitty tells us of his great experiences  once he began practicing natural hoof care and started using protective horse boots. Soon after I purchased Miss Bear Cat...

Hoof Boot Users Play Together at the Annual AERC Convention

“Easyboots aren’t what they used to be.” I think it’s true and I heard this comment more than a few times over the course of the three days at the annual AERC Convention last...

AERC and NATRC Convention and Tradeshow

The AERC and NATRC Convention and Tradeshow was held over the past weekend in Reno, Nevada.  Both AERC and NATRC are horse associations that focus on trail competitions over difficult distances and challenging terrain. I had...

The History of Barefoot Trimming for Mounted Patrol Horses

Houston Police Officer, Greg Sokoloski, recounts the start of natural hoof trimming for the Houston City Mounted Patrol unit horses......... The Houston Police Mounted patrol started using unshod, barefoot police horses in 2004. Starting with...

Competitive Trail Horse Elmer Bandit Passes Away

  It’s a sad week in the competitive trail riding community as we hear news of Elmer Bandit’s passing. The 38 year old half-Arabian gelding that has been an inspiration to many was euthanized at...

Picaboo Street loves her Easyboots with Studs!

Courtney Walker and her mare Picaboo Street love  their Easyboots with studs during the winter months.  "Pica" has always worn horse shoes but she needed to go barefoot recently due to contracted heels. They have...

Photo of the Week

This week's photo shows the Easyboot Glue-On doing what it does best: provide durable, dependable hoof protection that is extremely lightweight and free of any hardware. It was taken at the Moab Canyons Pioneer ride...

Comparisons of Hoof Boots and Shoeing

Here are three basic reasons why you shoe a horse: (and a reason to use hoof boots and natural hoof trimming) 1. Protection or Prevent Excessive Wear: Currently there are other types of hoof protection available...

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