How to Check Hoof Balance

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Would you like to impress your trimmer? A fun exercise to try at home is determining if your horse’s hoof is balanced. All you need is a ruler and a permanent marker.Hoof care professionals...

Is Your Horse Really a Goat?

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With all the different trim styles out there it can be difficult to make value decisions for your horse’s feet. Every horse is different, and depending on the environment, the horse’s job and where...

Cracking the Code on Hoof Cracks

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What causes hoof cracks? There are many factors that contribute to the development of hoof cracks and understanding the cause is the key to developing a solution.Infrequent Trim Schedule The first factor and the...

5 Important Things to Know for Success with the Easyboot Fury

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EasyCare's newest hoof boot, the Easyboot Fury, is designed to go the distance with comfort and durability in mind. As the hoof changes throughout the trim cycle, you can easily adjust the heel length...

Horse Hoof Trimming Using a Disc Grinder

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Another Skeptic Converted to Barefoot Grinder Trimming by Carolyn DierksenThe story I would like to tell you here is about a new method of hoof care, introduced to me by Phil Morarre. I first...

5 Ways To Sharpen Your Knife

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Sliced or squished, how do you like it?Dull knives are dangerous, no matter how you slice it! Whether cutting vegetables, bread, meat or trimming hooves, you need to use a lot of strength. A...

Safety Lesson Learned at Texas Trail Challenges

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Close-up of the carpet knife I chose to tape to my trailer door for emergencies.The wonderful judges of Texas Trail Challenges and NATRC offered a Riders Clinic April 14th at C-Bar Ranch in Valley...

Repair or Replace?

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No one is under the illusion that horses are inexpensive, right? Right. So as equestrians, we get good at pinching pennies, saving up, and budgeting our horse wants and needs. Hoof boots are a...

Which Easyboot Is Right For My Horse?

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Submitted by Jordan Junkermann, EasyCare Product Specialist Some of you may be new to the booting world. I am only a year into this experience, so I'm still new to booting. There are many factors...

Setting Your Therapy Boots Up for Extended Wear

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Submitted by Jean Welch, Hoof Care PractitionerAs a Hoofcare Practitioner, I take great pride in knowing that I help provide comfort to horses on a daily basis. Most of us HCP's have horses of...