Overcome Your Fear of Rubs from Easyboot Gloves in Eight Easy Steps

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I was addicted to glue. Easyboot Glue-Ons, that is.I have to confess that when it comes time to compete at an endurance event, my tendency over the past 12 months has been to apply a...

Is It Time to Replace that Cable?

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If you are using the Easyboot Epic or the Original Easyboot, then changing your cable may be something that ends up on your to-do list. While often times the cable lasts the life of...

Don’t Be a Turkey

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You all probably recognize the above as a little project you did in kindergarten around Thanksgiving. The teacher had all the little boys and girls trace around their hands so they could create the...

Hooves! It’s All Crystal Clear

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HC Biovision reveals some incredible insght into hooves  through an amazing technique called plastination.  Dr. Christoph von Horst of Germany is the developer of this process which enables tissues to be preserved.  There are several...

Horse B Goes to the Cooley Ranch Ride to See How His Glue-Ons Work

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So how did we get on? Actually, not too bad. The ride was hot. The ride was vertical. The ride was possibly one of the hardest I've ever done due to the steepness of...

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...

This Week’s Five Burning Questions

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It has been interesting to watch the discussion over the last week on Ridecamp about the barefoot hoof and protective horse boots. The tone of the discussion has really changed since the last time –...

How to Boot for Special Footing and Why You Want It

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The annual Moab Canyon Endurance Ride is just around the corner. In its sixth year now, more than 100 riders are entered to enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery the west has to...

On Gut Instinct and Being a (Tough) Sucker

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Well the Idaho endurance ride season is officially off with a bang! I started prepping for the ride, the 4th annual Tough Sucker No-Frills Ride, the week prior, by supervising the installation of the...

Treating Infections in the Hoof

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Studies show that many of our horses suffer from some degree of bacterial or fungal hoof infection related to thrush. A combination of factors make our horses susceptible to thrush and white line disease, ie lack of...