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    The Science Behind Cavallo Hoof Boots

    Western Kentucky University Research Recommends Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots for Hoof Protection, Traction, and Reduced Pressure. Dr. Jennifer Gill and Gabriella Lynn of the Western Kentucky University Equine Science Department have just completed the first independent university study comparing hoof boots to traditional metal shoes. They chose their preferred boots, Cavallos, for this study. Results…

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    Hydrating Hooves in Dry, Hot Weather

    Q: What can I do to keep my horse’s hooves hydrated and healthy in hot, dry weather? Cavallo President Carole Herder shares her advice…. A: Your horse’s hooves consist of living tissue and need extra care in the summer months. Just as with our own hair, nails and other cellular structures, nourishment is important. Cellular strength, wholeness and…

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  • White line disease hoof boot solution
    What is White Line Disease?

    What is White Line Disease and how can I help keep my horse’s hooves healthy? Cavallo President Carole Herder shares her advice…. A: Without good hooves, horses do not survive. They are flight animals. If they can’t run away, they do not make it. You may think this is not applicable today while looking at…

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  • “I Have my Horse Back”

    Sticking to the Grassy Sides on the Trail… I have a 25 year old retired ranch Quarter horse gelding who wore shoes half a year for his entire life. When I got him 3 years ago, I rode barefoot, but noticed he didn’t want to walk on the trail. He was more comfortable on the…

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  • Cavallo Hoof Boots stay on your horse
    “These Boots Stay on!”

    Been Through it all… I have been using Cavallo Hoof Boots for four years now. I’m on my second pair for the fronts, having worn those out (they’re still usable in a pinch as the velcro is very durable).  I live in Iowa where the terrain does not call for shoes, especially for horses with…

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  • My horse doesn’t want me to take them off her!

    My horses are barefoot since the beginning (9 years) and they are healthy and happy! I bought a new mare that had shoes. After removing them, she was slow and was looking for grass under her hooves. When I received her Cavallo Hoof Boots, I tried them just to see if they would fit and…

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  • Thin Walls and Abscesses

    Simple Boots did the Trick! I have been using Cavallo Simple Hoof Boots for about 3 years now and love them.  My horse, Coco had thin walls and nailing shoes was causing abscesses.  I bought my first pair for the fronts and went barefoot on the back, but found she was still getting abscesses on…

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  • A Happier Horse

    A Flat-Footed Friend in Need… Our older quarter horse has very flat feet. Prior to us getting him he had been metal-shod almost constantly, and had also been misdiagnosed with Laminitis. Using Cavallo ELBs on his front feet with Gel Pads during the daytime (off at night) took him from limping around and barely moving…

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  • Mike Garret and his horse Renegade
    Mike Garrett – Crown Point, Indiana

    “I had been wanting to buy a pair of Cavallo Hoof Boots for a while and I was recommended by a guy you have featured on your page (Dan Gilmore). I finally got the chance to try them out and they were awesome! My horse, Renegade, is barefoot and can be tender and this park…

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