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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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  • 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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  • Cavallo hoof boots taking of metal shoes - barefoot horse
    3 ways to Ensure Your Success Transitioning Out of Metal Shoes with Ease

    Transitioning Out of Metal Shoes? At Cavallo, we spend much of our day helping conscientious horse owners, who are ready to make a life-saving commitment to their horse by removing metal horseshoes for good. The freedom to be barefoot and booted is the gift of comfort, protection and respect for what nature intended. Remember, horses…

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  • Deana Womack - Navicular Syndrome disease - Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Wrestling Navicular? Trust your Gut.

    Wrestling Navicular? Trust your Gut. 🤠 “My vet wanted me to put egg butt shoes on with a riser wedge, due to my mates low heels. He said she was in the pre-navicular stages. Instead, I have this fantastic farrier that brought her heels up slowly with corrective trims. She has not taken a lame…

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  • Adventure or obedience? Stand out from the crowd with Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Adventure or Obedience?

    Do you Follow? Which do you choose?  Adventure or obedience?  Psychologist Solomon Asch called his experiment a ‘vision test.‘ Of the eight men in the room at Pennsylvania’s Swarthmore College, only one was the real test subject. The others were told precisely how to answer the test questions. The subject believed the others were also…

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  • Sue Grice's horse Frodo with Laminitis - Cavallo Hoof Boots
    Frodo – A Laminitic Horse with Some Healing to do!

    Sue Grice, well-known UK Horsewoman, thought she might lose her beloved Gypsy Cob when he was given a Laminitis diagnosis.  It’s what every horse owner fears most, and it had happened to Frodo. Is Laminitis Your Enemy?  Here’s How to WIN Frodo was down for the count when Sue discovered the real benefits of using Cavallo…

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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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