- Cavallo Horse & Rider BlogRead our blog for articles, tips, tricks, and what you need to know about Barefoot Equestrian Riding and keeping your horse healthy.
- Advice To Horseowners, Farriers and Vets on Barefoot Horses – from the President Cavallo Horse & Rider We have changed throughout history in amazing ways. Practices and beliefs that were once conventional are now outdated. We believed the world was flat. Leeches were used to alleviate illness. Acid rain was only a myth. If you kept ‘making faces’ your face would stay that way forever. We have navigated in and out of opposing
convictions, all the while modifying our behavior to fit our beliefs
- President Is A CustomerHorse Boots were an integral part of Carole’s personal journey from frustrated rider to a Barefoot Horse advocate.
- Your Healthy Horse: The Barefoot HorseMany of us are happy to allow our horses to ‘go barefoot’. We see the benefits of a more
natural program. We don’t like pounding nails into the hoof every 6 weeks. We understand that metal may not
be the best composite to secure live tissue. Shoeing is expensive and good farriers require excessive love and
adoration, but what choice do we have? If we consider pulling the shoes, our horses may well be lame. Then
when we put the shoes back on, he trots off happily. What is the difference? How can some horses go successfully barefoot and others have no end of trouble?
- Hoof Care During the Winter MonthsYou may not be riding as much, but your horse’s hooves will still require care to keep them healthy.
- Barefoot Tip #1Nailing Metal into Your Horse’s Hoof – Consider your Options
- Barefoot Tip #2Are you fighting a war with seedy toe, thrush, hoof cracks?
- Barefoot Tip #3Six Things You Need to Consider When Constructing Your Horse’s Barefoot Program
- Where Rubber Meets the Road: Alternatives to Metal HorseshoesOur purpose is to discuss the application of horse boots as an alternative to metal shoes. The idea
that horses can be barefoot is not new. Horses have a long history of barefoot performance and have carried fully
armoured, full sized men into battle. They have been used for fieldwork, war and performance in their natural barefoot state.
- Why BFBFind out why Cavallo developed the Big Foot Boot for larger hooves.