Read our blog tips, tricks, and what you need to know about Barefoot Equestrian Riding and keeping your horse healthy.

Jody Childs

Image of Jody Childs on her horse while doing a gaited clinic.

I first met Jody Childs at a trail riding event several years ago and was enthralled by her warmth, kindness and very apparent natural horsemanship. Jody and I chatted for several hours through the course of a few days in…

Posted on : 2017-03-24

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Road To The Horse

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If you are near Lexington, Kentucky from March 23-26th, then you must stop in at the event, Road To The Horse! One of our most valued partners in the Cavallo community, Valley Vet, will have a booth set up at…

Posted on : 2017-03-17

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Emma Massingale

Image of Emma Massingale standing on her Liberty Horses

If you haven’t been following the amazing and talented Emma Massingale, then now is the time to start! Emma is an award-winning horse trainer, specializing in Training at Liberty. This means she only uses her body language and vocal commands…

Posted on : 2017-03-16

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Horsemanship Radio Interview – and a Free Gift!


One of my very special friends is Debbie Roberts-Loucks, Monty and Pat Roberts’ daughter. We’re the same age, both love horses, and like to laugh a lot. It is always a pleasure to receive an interview request from her and…

Posted on : 2017-03-11

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Announcing the #1 Hoof Boot in The World

Image of Carl & Pegasus jumping in the Cavallo Trek Hoof Boot.

This newly published video is a broad-ranging, well researched and impartial assessment of protective horse boot options available to consumers. The first boot ranked is a protective leg boot and the second boot ranked is a hoof boot. This makes…

Posted on : 2017-03-09

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Horses in Winter Conditions

Image of Carole Herder's horses Slash and Dot laying down together in the winter months.

Horses in Winter Conditions have certain things they must deal with. I am not talking about winter in Florida, or even Northern California. I am talking about real winter. Winter Conditions when everything freezes, including you. Winter conditions when you…

Posted on : 2017-02-17

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4 Simple Clinic Tips

A trainer along with people who have all participated in a horse clinic.

Clinics are great  and simple opportunities to receive riding tips and advice from some great trainers. But if you’ve never ridden in a clinic before, attending your first clinic can be an intimidating experience. These simple clinic tips can help…

Posted on : 2017-02-02

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Life is Simple… Just Ride

snowy horse

Do you have a resolution for this New Year? The meaning of the word resolution is to be firm in purpose or belief. As horse people, we are pretty clear we want horses in our lives, so we manage our…

Posted on : 2017-01-20

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Winter for You & Your Pets


You’re probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pets’ health? Here are some tips to keep your pets…

Posted on : 2016-12-07

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Cavallo Keeps You Safe during Hunting Season

Hunting season is upon us, which means you need to take extra precautions when heading into the woods with your horse. These tips can help both you and your horses stay safe during your trail rides. Find Out Where Hunting…

Posted on : 2016-11-30

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Speaking at Equine Affaire


AT Last the bleachers were full! This was truly a magnificent turn out for my talk at Equine Affaire in Massachusetts last week. It wasn’t just that over 500 people came to listen to me speak about the reasons and…

Posted on : 2016-11-23

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