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  • Use It or Lose It! Protecting the National Trails System

    “Protecting and improving access to our national forests is important for the millions of Americans who enjoy these lands,” said Paul Spitler, Director of Wilderness Campaigns at The Wilderness Society. American Horse Publications recently released an article in relation to the National Forest Trails System Stewardship Act, a bipartisan bill to improve public access to…

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  • Your Horse Is Listening…

    There are several energetic, magnetic and otherwise compelling frequencies in the universe, some we can hear or feel and many we can’t – or at least humans can’t. Horses communicate with one another through subtle sounds and movements, many of which we can witness and some that we cannot. Certainly they whinny and snort to…

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  • Cavallos Have Sole… Either Sole for Any Style!

    Your Cavallos…Your Way Introducing the NEW Simple Slim & Sport Regular Hoofs Boots, giving you total freedom to choose the boot you LOVE! You asked and we delivered…  ALL Cavallo Boot Styles and Sizes are now available in Regular AND Slim Soles!  In addition to the ALL NEW TREK HOOF BOOTS – your horse can…

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  • Cavallo Rhythm of the Ride

    Patterns of repeated sounds and silences create rhythm.  A rhythm has a steady beat.  Since you have surely listened to music if not also played an instrument or sang, you’re very familiar with the nature of rhythm – long and short beats, fast and slow tempos. A single piece of music can incorporate many different…

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  • Kicking Navicular’s Butt!

    The idea that working horses can be barefoot is not new. Horses have a long history of barefoot performance and have carried fully armoured men into battle. They have been used for fieldwork, war and performance in their natural barefoot state. The hoof is a miraculous structure designed with innate intelligence to function as support…

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  • Happy Birthday to the Fabulous Trek Hoof Boot!

    It is with pleasure that I am announcing the first Birthday of our Cavallo Trek Boot! It’s been a full year since you were first introduced to the new Trek Boot, by Cavallo.   During Trek’s 1st year on the market, you’ve shown your overwhelming delight by providing some incredible feedback. Trek is now Cavallo’s most…

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  • Are You a Sack of Potatoes?

    Why is riding the correct way so important? I am often asked why I continue to study this. My first response is to say that I like to improve my skills and better understand both mine and my horse’s body mechanics, but I always follow this up with, “And to ensure I am riding in…

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  • In Honor of Earth day

    By Carole Herder While looking at my horses in the mix of the lavish summer landscape and late afternoon sun, it is challenging to determine the difference between them and the trees around them. They stand so still, like inanimate objects. The only movement is the air traveling through their nostrils, filling their lungs and…

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