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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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  • Help your horse on gravel with Cavallo Hoof Boots
    6 Top Ways Cavallo Boots Help your Horse on Gravel

    Gravel. It Can Be a Problem for Any Horse. (Unless they have Cavallos!) Whether barefoot or shod, gravel can ruin your horse’s level of enjoyment and can even cause serious injury. While you can control the footing around your horse’s barn and known areas, there’s a common fear of arriving at a show, clinic, or…

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  • Barefoot Olympic Dressage Rider Uses Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Barefoot & Booted Dressage Movement Reaches Olympic Level

    Did you know that Cavallo helps outfit top dressage horses as they travel to and around showgrounds at the highest performance levels? Professionals around the world are choosing to compete on their barefoot & booted dressage horses. Cavallo Boots help protect barefoot horses during travel/transport and as they warm up, train, and move over all…

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  • Carole Herder's #1 Video in Laminitis video series
    Ready to Unlock the Mysteries of Laminitis?

    In #1 of my Laminitis Video Series, Knowledge is your Best Weapon Every horse owner will benefit from this Laminitis video series, and many already have. You see, this series is modeled after my recent talks as a presenter at Equine Affaire in Ohio. I was bowled over by how well-attended my Laminitis talks were at Equine…

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  • Want a Quick Fix for Thin Soles?

    Hearing Great Things from Thin-Soled Horse Owners One question we’re often asked at Cavallo is if hoof boots can help thin-soled horses. Cavallo Hoof Boots work wonders to help protect soles and add padding to help horses feel better immediately – making a quick fix for thin soles! The boots also provide welcome support as…

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  • Cost-saving Hoof Care Plan for Young Riders

    Cavallo Horse & Rider: Cost-saving Hoof Care Plan for Young Riders It’s refreshing to get questions coming in from young horse owners who are just starting out. And I love how these brave, young people are looking critically at traditional hoof care, and making their own decisions about what feels right for both them and…

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  • New to Booting? Let’s Tackle your Hoof Boot Concerns!

    Hoof Boots 101 – Your Questions Answered Have you been too worried to try hoof boots on your horse? Confront your hoof boot concerns and replace them with facts. We designed Cavallo Boots to stay in place and protect your horse’s hooves while riding in any terrain, and once you know how to use them, that’s…

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  • Are you Sure your Horse is Ready for Retirement?

    Boot Up to Get your Older Horse Back Are you sure your horse is ready for retirement? Ageing equines often suffer from arthritis in their joints as well as age-related metabolic disorders that can affect their bones, joints, and hooves. Cavallo Hoof Boots offer older equines enhanced comfort as they move. The soles absorb shock, re-distribute…

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  • Cavallo Boots Help Forest Fire Horses

    2021 – A Terrifying Year for Wildfires This year’s forest fires tore through land, homes, barns and displaced families–and their horses. At the start of October 2021, 46,500 wildfires had burned 5.9 million acres in the United States. Another 10.33 million acres burned in Canada, Wikipedia reports. We couldn’t just stand by and watch the…

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