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    I Had SO Much Fun being Interviewed on Carly Kade’s Podcast!

    On Rethinking Horseshoes, and the Evolution of Cavallos Carly Kade’s Podcast put the spotlight on Equestrian Author s and her interviews are world-renowned. Listeners know they’ll hear inspirational stories from popular horse book authors… Carly never disappoints.  This is why I was honoured to be asked invited as her latest guest. Join me and Carly! Here’s…

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  • Barefoot Horse Hoof Trimmer
    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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  • 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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  • Carole Herder's Horses Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Let your Horse Lead the Way

    Here’s a Question for You… These are uncharted waters, my friends, and I admit I am scared. I’m going along OK for the most part, but then I hear news and up comes the trepidation, the ‘what ifs’ and the fearfulness. This is powerlessness. Events, circumstances, people, and things – all are swirling around in…

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    Hoof Abscesses – Here’s your Battle Plan

    By Carole Herder Your horse’s hoof consists of alive and organic substances, which means the cellular structure that makes up the hoof tissue can continually rejuvenate and regenerate. Nothing about a hoof abscess needs to remain a problem when providing proper circumstances for healing.  Changing your horse’s conditions, both internally and externally, can present a…

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  • carole herder hope for Laminitis Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Hope for Life After Laminitis on Horsemanship Radio

    Hope for Life After Laminitis I recently had the honour of being a guest on Horsemanship radio. My host and long-time friend, Debbie Loucks, interviewed me and we had a lot of fun. In this episode, I address the difficult issue of Laminitis. It’s by far one of the most feared hoof ailments that affects…

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  • Carole Herder Cavallo Hoof Boots - snow winter
    Hey Chicken – Go Feed your Horse!

    Hey Chicken – Go Feed Your Horse! 🐔   The temperature has been plunging to unprecedented and inhumane levels here in British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast, which is NOT anything like a sunny coast right now. I returned from our Denver trip to the surprise of falling snow and baby, it’s COLD OUTSIDE. I start the…

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  • Cavallo Hoof Boots no more plastic heading
    No More Plastic!

    I MADE A HUGE MISTAKE …. BUT I AM FIXING IT UP…. In my never-ending quest to make life better for our beloved equine friends, I have done all I can to help educate horse owners around the world about the benefits of barefoot. Of course, we are a boot company, so we absolutely advocate…

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  • Drawing the Line on White Line Disease

    With the recent flooding in the U.S. and the notorious, wet conditions Spring offers to some areas, I thought you might welcome a blog about White line Disease.  What is it, exactly, and how can you prevent or fight it?  Understanding an ailment is the first step in prevention or healing. Here is a simple…

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