Happier on My Horse

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Now that summer is upon us here in the United States, and recreational areas and events are opening back up, it's the perfect time to get out with your horses!Make sure you check all...

Making the Most of the Snow

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How do you make the most of the snow? Many of us in the Northern Hemisphere have seen some snow so far this winter, but that doesn't necessarily mean we have to stop enjoying...

Easyboots at 50% off!

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The EasyCare Competitive Hoof Boot Upgrade Program is one of my favorites! It allows you to ship in an old, beat up, or worn out hoof boot from one of our competitors and get a...

Fear or Defiance?

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Much like young children, two-year-old horses are still immature in mind and body. Their minds wander, and patience is still an ungrasped virtue. It is not surprising, then, to consider that those with little...

Get a Grip

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When you understand the hoof as a complex, flexible, living structure and then consider a shoe as a rigid cast, it's easier to imagine what the rest of the horse must do to compensate...

Utilize, Improvise, and Git ‘er Dun!

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Sometimes when we want to do something, we get hung up because we think we don’t have the right equipment to successfully complete the task. Learning to think outside the box can free us...

Stowaway Packs for Orienteering Rides

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Submitted by Pascale Winckler, Team Easyboot 2015 MemberI am a French orienteering competition rider (TREC). In competition, the required equipment is:Medical list: strips, antibacterial, scissors, compresses. Security list: reflective band (for the horse), yellow safety vest,...

A Little POP Quiz

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Submitted by Karen Bumgarner   There are some basic hoof care principles that I often take for granted that people know. Yet I get surprised and find out that people really don’t know. So here...

The Frog and Digital Cushion: The Original Double Stuff Oreo

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You can see the frog when you lift up the hoof. Upon first inspection, it's immediately apparent that it's made up of a different substance than the rest of the sole and has a...

Easyboots for the Treatment of Sub-Solar Abscesses

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Submitted by Tim CarnesI want to make clear that my views and treatments here are my own and may not agree with that of many veterinarians and or other hoof care practitioners. I have,...