Solutions for Tender-Footed Horse Hooves

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We've all seen it: the horse with sensitive sole, the tender footed horse that gives, sometimes almost collapses when stepping on a rock. There can be a variety of causes for sensitive soles.- Excess...

All About Heels

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What does it actually mean, that often heard advice by farriers and hoof trimmers, natural, bare and otherwise:"Trim your horses heels to the widest part of the frog!"Easy, just do it!What is the importance...

What to Expect When You and Your Horse Go Barefoot

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Former steeplechaser, Big Band Show, "Banjo", was often described as a hot house flower. But after I pulled his shoes, the debilitating episodes of rain rot and hives and bug bites swelling to the...

Supporting Navicular Using EasyShoes and Wedge Pads

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Submitted by Deanna Stoppler, Team Easyboot 2015 MemberAdding support devices to chronically lame horses can be very difficult and many times nailing on a shoe or holding up a foot for 3-5 minutes while...

Blowout Growing Out

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Submitted by Karen BumgarnerWhat does a year in the life of a hoof injury look like? If you ever wondered here is one case study of my own gelding with a pretty nasty injury...

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...

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...

Fueling for Farriery

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Submitted by Deanna Stoppler, Team Easyboot 2015 MemberFarriers burn through a large amount of calories when working under horses. I consider the workout of farriery akin to wrestling. It's a slow kind of effort,...

Minimizing Hoof Capsule Distortion: How Minor Matters?

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When laminae is healthy and the attachment between bone and hoof strong, the foot will maintain a compact form, without distortion. A healthy hoof will fit tightly around the coffin bone and other healthy...

Six Things You Should Know About the New Easyboot Cloud

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There's a new boot on the market that will appeal to the broadest range of horse owners in the history of Easyboot products. Aptly named the Easyboot Cloud, this robust boot exceeds the needs...