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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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  • Cavallo – The Top Choice for Boots Over Metal Shoes

    Do you Know a Horse with Metal Shoes Who Needs a Bit Extra?  As an inventor and designer of horse hoof boots, there are always questions coming into my inbox. When I see big trends and the same questions asked again and again, I know there is a need that our boots are either addressing…

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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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  • Scott Wilburn Cavallo Hoof Boot Associate Trimmer Farrier
    Meet Scott Wilburn – Cavallo Horse Trimmer of the Month

    Alaska Gained a Great Trimmer Scott Wilburn is a Cavallo Associate Trimmer and Farrier in Kenai, Alaska. He’s a Southern boy at heart, but he moved his business to Alaska a few years ago from Georgia, where he first began trimming and selling Cavallo Boots. We had to run to catch up with Scott to…

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    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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  • Healing a Fractured Pastern Bone & Laminitis

    “Our horse, Benny, fractured his P2 pastern bone on the left front foot last year. He had surgery to pin the bone fragments back together, which was successful, but he then developed supporting limb Laminitis in the right front foot post-surgery. To keep both feet comfortable Benny has had to wear boots on both front…

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    Pilot’s Triumph Over White Line Disease

    Looking White Line Disease in the Eye “Just thought I’d share about a rescue horse who had the worst case of White Line Disease (also known as Seedy Toe) that two vets had ever seen. They said it would not be a bad idea to have this horse euthanized, due to the severity of his…

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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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    What YOU’RE Saying About Cavallo Hoof Boots – May 2020

    Here are YOUR Cavallo Hoof Boot stories! Boot After Boot, Nothing Fit. Until I Found Cavallos! “I have a Bureau of Land Management Mustang, who foundered in 2015. I tried boot after boot, nothing fit, nothing stayed on and nothing lasted over 2 weeks. Carousel was stalled for long periods and didn’t have much comfort…

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