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A Rendezvous to Remember with the Back Country Horsemen of BC!

2018 BCHBC Rendezvous - photo by Arlene Ladd (view of N Thompson River)

Sometimes you get a great group of people together and something special happens. Get a great group of people together who also love horses? Well, something truly MAGICAL happens! At the end of May we sent Jenny to the Back…

Posted on : 2018-06-20

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It’s Getting CLOSER!

Cavallo Mystery Product - upcoming!

There is something on the horizon, here at Cavallo, that we’re getting pretty excited about!  It’s LEAN, it’s GREEN, and it’s a TRAIL MACHINE!!! Green is the colour of Spring and new beginnings…fresh, bright and full of light! We know…

Posted on : 2018-06-14

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Take Your Pick!

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So, you know you want Hoof Boots, and you heard that Cavallos ARE THE BEST and it’s true! But which style is right for you? Which Cavallos are YOUR Cavallos?  Here’s the Lowdown. Every style has the same tough and…

Posted on : 2018-05-11

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What Has 160 Barefoot Hooves and Says NO to Bits?

Houston Mounted Patrol

The Houston Mounted Police Patrol Unit is making international headlines these days and being recognized as a front-runner in the natural horse movement.  The Unit went barefoot years ago and has recently made the decision to go bitless as well!…

Posted on : 2018-04-27

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We’re Famous!

Roberts Creek Beach

Cavallo Horse & Rider is located on the spectacular Sunshine Coast in BC, Canada.  It’s a small town (that’s quickly becoming a large one!). Our offices are here, in amongst the trees and pastures.  We – and our animals, feel…

Posted on : 2018-03-08

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2018 – The Year of the Dog

Carole Herder with her beloved dog, Danny Boy

You know Greg is Australian and if you have met him, you know he delivers on almost every iconic “Ozzie” trait, especially the good, well it’s more “great” or “fantastic” sense of humour. This morning we were talking about the…

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Coming from the Heart

Neon Heart

I recently received an email that REALLY caught my attention.  As a woman AND as a maker of Cavallo Hoof Boots!  I wanted to share this with you, as many members of our Cavallo Community are women in this critical…

Posted on : 2018-02-14

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Assist Your Horse Through Season Change #4 – These Boots are Made for Riding

ATHRA Hoof

Different weather patterns and vegetal growth have a significant impact on animals who live outside. Transitioning between seasons can be challenging, especially when conditions change dramatically. Properly managing some vital practices will provide your horse with the best chance for…

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Assist your Horse Through Season Change #3 – Long in the Tooth

A very toothy horse

Different weather patterns and vegetal growth have a significant impact on animals who live outside. Transitioning between seasons can be challenging, especially when conditions change dramatically. Properly managing some vital practices will provide your horse with the best chance for…

Posted on : 2018-02-03

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Assist Your Horse Through Season Change #2 – Food and Medicine

Photo Credit: James McGill

Different weather patterns and vegetal growth have a significant impact on animals who live outside. Transitioning between seasons can be challenging, especially when conditions change dramatically. Properly managing some vital practices will provide your horse with the best chance for…

Posted on : 2018-02-02

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