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  • Cavallo is all about the horse

    We put a lot of thought into naming our company, but in the end, it turned out to be easy. Cavallo. Cavallo Horse and Rider Inc. It’s all about the horse. ‘Cavallo’ is used in modern Italian for horse; ‘caballo’ in Spanish. These words along with the French ‘cheval’ and all of the derived English…

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  • ACTHA continues busy trail ride schedule

    ACTHA has almost 70 Competitive Trail Challenges, CTCs, scheduled for the next month! If you have not checked out ACTHA yet, do. Don’t miss out. ACTHA is offering up to $50K in prizes for region high point winners this year! Cavallo is part of that offering; we are doubling prize money for any regional winner…

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  • Check out this email!

    We get really excited when customers take the time to talk to us, especially when they tell us WE ARE GREAT! WOW – way to go Krystle! —–Original Message—– From: (deleted for privacy) Sent: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 5:56 AM To: Krystle Subject: Re: Invoice from Cavallo Horse & Rider (2006) Inc. Hi Krystle, I…

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  • Staying Alive with Horse Hoof Boots

    You should enjoy this one.  It certainly touches our hearts as just one of the many fabulous endorsements we receive everyday. Hi Folks –  I couldn’t resist sharing the attached pictures of one of our old bats.  Sarah is at least 30 and was rescued from a feed lot where she was abandoned when the…

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  • Model horses not going for ‘the natural look’

    Depending on where you live, October may be the season to ask ‘What are you going to be for Halloween?’ People wonder which costumes might get the most laughs or seem the cleverest or the most frightening. And, inevitably, some can’t resist the opportunity to have fun with the holiday dress-up opportunity at the expense of…

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  • Cavallo Overseas

    The past month has been a whirlwind of travel and meetings with old friends and new. As the interest in barefoot horses continues to grow, it has now reached even the most conservative horse owners. What was once an alternative movement relegated to unconventional horse owners has now gained mainstream acceptance in many parts of…

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  • Message from Cavallo President

    Eighteen years ago, as a new horse owner I became convinced that the practice of nailing metal shoes onto horse’s hoofs was counterproductive to their overall health. When I questioned this practice, the standard reply was “because we always have”. To me this was unacceptable and I became passionate to find an alternative. The only…

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  • The Best Saddle Pad

    We at Cavallo Horse & Rider want you, riders who are committed to the comfort and long-term health of your horses, to know about all of the top-quality horse equipment and tack we offer. Our website answers almost any question you might think to ask about our products, and we make it easy for you…

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  • Born to be Wild

    What do Mexico’s Rarámuri native people and Australia’s wild horses, or Brumbies, have in common? Well, a few things. Both travel rugged terrain. Both are good runners. Both have lived removed from the influence of outside people and modern culture for a long time, over 500 and 200 years respectively. And, thanks to that relative…

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