JC Farrier Service and the Easyboot Edge Help Lead Padre Down Recovery Road

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Hoof Care Practitioner and EasyCare's December Dealer of the Month, Jerry Huntsinger of JC Farrier Service has seen his fair share of horse hoof problems.  In addition to his regular clients he also provides...

Keep Your Bars Down, Then Add Spring to Your Step

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I had the privilege last weekend of riding 155 miles through the great foothills at the Empire Cienega Resource Conservation area southeast of Tucson. The Las Cienega Pioneer and Old Pueblo Pioneer rides are...

EquiSearch’s Ask the Vet: Trimming Horse Feet

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Should a horse have its frog and sole trimmed? Dr. Joyce Harman explains how trimming affects the natural foot of the horse.Question: My farrier is very conscientious and appears well trained with recent schooling....

The Easyboot Glove on Semi-Frozen Terrain.

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We got in a very cold ride today.  I tested out my horse's hoof boots (Easyboot Gloves) for the first time on this type of footing.  It was like half-frozen sludge that would support...

2009 Tevis Success

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I knew 2009 was my little mare’s year for Tevis; she was tough, mentally and physically, and she had taken to endurance like the proverbial duck takes to water. We had only gotten started...

Endurance Granny: A New Season Begins

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Lil Bit of Magic will go back at it tomorrow after a one month layoff.  We have some pretty cold winters here and I wanted her to go into the winter this year with...

Old Dogs and New Tricks

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Having had shod horses "forever"...started to rethink barefoot when my 25 year old's feet were looking so out of balance in shoes...and he was moving as if his feet hurt...and I couldn't get the...

A Boot Story

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In the Beginning: I purchased a 7-year old gelding (Aidan) in May 2008. Aidan came with “a good start on him”, but had absolutely terrible looking white hooves. They had tons of superficial cracks...

Bootleggin’ in Southeastern Indiana

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Lil Bit of Magic is 5 years old. She has never had a shod hoof. She just finished her first year of Limited Distance with almost a thousand training miles and two LD's under...

Bobcat Ridge

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Our horses Bella (palameno) and Winston (quarterhorse-paint) have been barefoot for over one year. We'll do everything possible to prevent our horses from returning to shoes.This is a ride that we do quite often....