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  • OUCH – Lose the Bruise!

    Bruising of the sole – what causes it and how can it be remedied? Below are some of the more common causes of sole bruising in horses: Stepping on a rock Laminitis Pedal bone rotation Excessive hoof trimming Badly fitting shoes or shoes left on too long (leading to bruising and/or corns) First of all,…

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  • Nougat Bar Loves His Cavallo Boots!

    I can’t even begin to tell you how much my horse, Nougat Bar, appreciates his Cavallo Boots. Even before I ask him to lift his leg so that I can put his boots on, he lifts his leg automatically when he sees them. He knows our ride will be a good one, even when we…

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  • 10 Steps to Barefoot Bliss!

    Your First Ten Steps to Going Barefoot So, you want to get your horse barefoot but you are not sure where to start. Here are the top ten steps on getting you going the right way to a better life for you and your horse: 1.  Read, Read, Read: get your hands on as many…

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  • “Horse Shoes Will Be Obsolete” – A Farrier’s Insight

    “Change the degree of farrier by podiatry, without the systematic use of horseshoes. Have serious studies of feral horse populations in the world to give us more accurate information than we have today. Create greater synergy between society and what is a healthy horse with pedagogy, collaboration and disclosure because we have to reset the…

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  • Cavallos Have Sole… Either Sole for Any Style!

    Your Cavallos…Your Way Introducing the NEW Simple Slim & Sport Regular Hoofs Boots, giving you total freedom to choose the boot you LOVE! You asked and we delivered…  ALL Cavallo Boot Styles and Sizes are now available in Regular AND Slim Soles!  In addition to the ALL NEW TREK HOOF BOOTS – your horse can…

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  • An Invitation From Dr. Tomas Teskey!

    I’d like to share some exciting news from our good friend Dr. Tomas Teskey!  You may remember him from our wildly successful webinar “Why Horses Can’t Go Barefoot“ that attracted more than 1600 participants!  Your feedback was wonderful and we received so many great comments, now YOU have the opportunity to see Dr. Teskey in action, in person!…

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  • Kicking Navicular’s Butt!

    The idea that working horses can be barefoot is not new. Horses have a long history of barefoot performance and have carried fully armoured men into battle. They have been used for fieldwork, war and performance in their natural barefoot state. The hoof is a miraculous structure designed with innate intelligence to function as support…

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  • Happy Birthday to the Fabulous Trek Hoof Boot!

    It is with pleasure that I am announcing the first Birthday of our Cavallo Trek Boot! It’s been a full year since you were first introduced to the new Trek Boot, by Cavallo.   During Trek’s 1st year on the market, you’ve shown your overwhelming delight by providing some incredible feedback. Trek is now Cavallo’s most…

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  • Are You a Sack of Potatoes?

    Why is riding the correct way so important? I am often asked why I continue to study this. My first response is to say that I like to improve my skills and better understand both mine and my horse’s body mechanics, but I always follow this up with, “And to ensure I am riding in…

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