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  • Hooves, Husbands & Tractors

    By Carole Herder Happy horses and happy hoofs don’t always go together. Our groovy little paddock paradise with its numerous fenced passageways that encourage the horses to move along, suits some horses and not others. Slash will tramp headlong over the various terrains we’ve set out without hesitation. He’s just looking for the next best…

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  • Play With Your Horse

    By Carole Herder All work and no play makes you a dull boy or at least that is how the saying goes. Just as play contributes to a well-rounded personality, so it helps create a well-rounded relationship for you and your horse. If you’re always asking your horse to work for you, always making demands…

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  • Predator and Prey

    By Carole Herder You are a predator. It has nothing to do with your true intentions; it is your role in his natural world. Horses can be wary of us especially if the relationship is new, and sometimes even when it isn’t. If they’re afraid or unsure they will be on guard and react out…

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  • Blaze Your Own Trail

    By Carole Herder When I first got involved with horses I didn’t know much. I took on the perspectives of those around me without question. It didn’t take too long before I knew that ‘the way’ was not my way and didn’t align with my core beliefs. Have you been in a situation where you’re…

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  • 10 Ways to Bond With Your Horse

    By Carole Herder So you can’t ride your horse, for whatever reason. Maybe one or other of you are recovering from an injury. Maybe you have kids in the house and don’t want to take the risk. Maybe the horse (or rider!) is too old or too young and companionship is more preferable at this…

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  • How Can Red Light Therapy Benefit Your Horse?

    By Carole Herder There has been numerous postings and articles and forums on red light therapy recently so I thought I would investigate it a little further to find out exactly what all the fuss is about. We all know the benefits of light – who doesn’t feel happier on a sunny day! But what…

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  • Are You In It For The Horse?

    By Carole Herder I was reading an article recently about horses versus horse-related activities and one point really struck with me: is there a benefit to my horse by attending this event? It got me thinking about how many times I’ve seen painkillers being used to cover up an issue, just so the animal can…

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  • Cavallo Hoof Boots on Patrol

    I LOVE the Cavallo Sport Boots. I volunteer on the Mounted Patrol in Rancho Cuyamaca State Park in San Diego County, CA. I have had my 13 yr old Paso Fino since he was a yearling and he has been barefoot his whole life without issue. I use your boots because the mountains can be…

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  • Discover why we at Cavallo are very excited about A Home for Every Horse.

    Making America’s homeless horses a thing of the past. With over 400 participating rescues, an ever increasing number of rescue horses listed, and an extremely active following including a Facebook page with more than 5,000 fans, the year 2013 will significantly change the destiny for hundreds of horses around the country. Since the launch of…

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