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    Contracted Heels 101

    Hoof Contraction – A Common Sight The appearance of a contracted hoof is so typical that it can be considered the norm. The hoof looks long and narrow, particularly towards the back half. The heels look like they pinch together, squeezing the bulbs and frog. The heels curve in like hooks, towards the frog, creating…

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  • Gabriella Lynn - Western Kentucky university horse hoof boot student researcher
    Student Researcher Receives Scholarship to Royal Veterinary College Following Cavallo Hoof Boot Study

    Biggest Congratulations to Gabriella Lynn! The Western Kentucky University (WKU) Equine Science Department recently released study results confirming Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots benefit horses. Now, the student researcher responsible for the study, Gabriella Lynn is in the spotlight again. She has been awarded a scholarship to London’s Royal Veterinary College (RVC).  There, Lynn will pursue…

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  • Save money on hoof care with Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Saving Money on Hoof Care (like, a LOT of Money!)

    Join the Cavallo Money Savers’ Club! Horse Owners Seek More Affordable Hoof Care We’ve been hearing ONE burning question at Cavallo every day since the news hit about the global pandemic. Equine media professional, Heidi Melocco (The Whole Picture), recently interviewed me about the concept of being barefoot and booted as a money saver during these…

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  • Susan Hidalgo - Carousel founder laminitis - Cavallo Trek Horse Hoof Boots (3)
    What YOU’RE Saying About Cavallo Hoof Boots – May 2020

    Here are YOUR Cavallo Hoof Boot stories! Boot After Boot, Nothing Fit. Until I Found Cavallos! “I have a Bureau of Land Management Mustang, who foundered in 2015. I tried boot after boot, nothing fit, nothing stayed on and nothing lasted over 2 weeks. Carousel was stalled for long periods and didn’t have much comfort…

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  • Team Cavallo Hoof Boots - Emma Massinagale
    Team Cavallo Happenings – May 2020

    Proudly Sponsored by Cavallo – Here’s Some Team Cavallo Happenings – May 2020 A Grand Welcome to Thea of Crazy Shetlands! The CLB Boot has been trotting the globe lately, and they’ve just landed in Norway, the Crazy Shetlands Instagram page!  Welcome to the team! Thea is an extremely active horsewoman who never seems to…

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  • Cavallo hoof boots taking of metal shoes - barefoot horse
    3 ways to Ensure Your Success Transitioning Out of Metal Shoes with Ease

    Transitioning Out of Metal Shoes? At Cavallo, we spend much of our day helping conscientious horse owners, who are ready to make a life-saving commitment to their horse by removing metal horseshoes for good. The freedom to be barefoot and booted is the gift of comfort, protection and respect for what nature intended. Remember, horses…

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  • Western Kentucky university Hoof Boot Study - Cavallo low res
    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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  • Cavallo Hoof Boots over metal horseshoes shod horse
    Did you Know Cavallos Make Effective Overboots for Shod Horses?

    Cavallos – Additional Protection for Shod Horses Cavallos provide many beneficial uses to compliment the shod horse.  Once thought of mainly as equipment for the barefoot horse, Cavallo Hoof Boots are enjoying a surge in popularity with shod horse owners. Retaining Metal Horseshoes For those who compete or show their horses, Cavallos can be used…

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