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  • Cavallo Hoof Boots Online Learning Library
    Visit Our Cavallo Online Learning Library

    By Carole Herder Looking for a Fresh Resource for Natural and Barefoot Horsekeeping? Thinking of taking your horse barefoot? Our continually updated Cavallo online learning library features over 30 articles and counting! I aim to help you in your transition to barefoot riding or support you in your journey if you’re already barefoot and booted….

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  • Dr. Brian Hampson Equine Veterinarian Australia
    Cavallo Q&A: Veterinary Help for Hooves

    Not All Trails are Happy Once upon a time, our daily customers were pleasure riders, heading out into the trails. Now, I’m proud to say, Cavallo Boots are also counted on by tens of thousands of horse owners every year who use our boots for tough hoof rehab situations.  Here’s a quick Q & A…

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  • farrier removes metal horse shoes barefoot
    Losing the Metal Shoes This Spring!

    Thinking of Losing the Metal Shoes this Spring? It’s spring and the time and I have several friends who usually have their farriers put metal shoes back on for their summer rides. A couple of friends have come to me this year, wondering about keeping their horses barefoot and using boots when needed on the…

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  • Horse heel bulb area hoof
    Say Hello to Healthy Heel Bulbs!

    – By Carole Herder Heel Bulb Injuries Can Run Deep Does your horse have healthy heel bulbs? Heel-bulb wounds and injuries are common among horses. Kicks, entanglement with wire fencing, rope abrasions, and protruding objects in a stall are but a few of the causes. Self-inflicted wounds caused by interference or over-reaching can also cause…

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  • Cavallo Hoof Boots Team - get to know us
    A Fresh Look at Cavallo – How Well do you Know Us?

    Did you Know that Cavallo is a Female-Owned Hoof Boot Company? Here’s a fresh look at Cavallo! We live on a stunning property in Roberts Creek, British Columbia. Here is where we are with beloved horses and dogs. But this property is more than just a home. From this same location, alongside my partner, Greg…

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  • Horse Hoof Boot brands
    12 Things to Consider When Buying Quality Hoof Boots

    By Carole Herder This checklist will help you make the right decision when buying quality hoof boots for your equine companion! While there are many reasons to boot your horse, you have an important decision to make – which hoof boots should you purchase?  You can look to social media, product reviews or online forums…

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  • Hoof and Cone diagram - Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Sustaining the Hoof – Managing Underrun Heels

    Underrun heels are a degenerative condition when the heel wall angle is less than that of the toe wall. The heel distorts inward and under the hoof rather than slanting outward towards the back. Contrast this to a healthy hoof.  In a healthy hoof, the heel is on an angle away from the toe. This…

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  • Cavallo CLB Hoof Boots - Train on any terrain
    A Barefoot Show Horse?  Can you Really Have it All?

    Show Training your Barefoot Horse on All Terrain is Possible! I love getting questions from you all in response to the fun newsletters we send out. This Summer, someone who enjoys driving with their miniature horses asked about how to keep them barefoot. They want to keep their minis’ hoofs as healthy and natural as…

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  • Rose Burgham being present with her horse
    Corona Chaos or Calm? Let your Horse Help You Choose

    Let your Horse Help You At Cavallo, we chat with horse people all day and it seems most of us are doing pretty well. We live in the country and enjoy a rural setting. We all have our animals to keep us from feeling too much isolation. Let your horse help you! They are often…

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