Cavallo’s Break-Away Halter (patent pending) breaks free for release from dangerous constraint … for greater safety for your horse and better peace of mind for you.
- Dual use: Use as a regular halter when riding and switch to
- breakaway mode when leaving your horse unattended
- Felt Lined Noseband and Crownpiece Area for Extra Comfort
- Adjustability Allows for Best Fit
- Moveable Tie Ring
- Zinc Plated Throat Clip and Other Hardware
- Heavy Duty Brass Snaps
A Review to Reckon With - Horse Trail Chicks Tell it Like it is!Greg was approached by the 'Horse Trail Chicks' at a show last year. They requested a pair of Trek so they could do a review - and they were very clear that they provided only unbiased and impartial views. We're excited to see that, after giving their Treks a serious workout over last Winter and Spring, their review is READY!!! Here's a snippet: "This past winter I had the opportunity to try a pair of Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots. Prior to this, I had pretty much written off hoof boots, having had a few experiences with boots flying off at the trot or gallop and causing bucking episodes and other unpleasantness. So when I saw the Cavallos at Equine Affaire, I was pretty excited – they looked like they would stay put on the hoof. They can also be fitted with studs, which means that my horse – who is always barefoot in the winter – can safely walk out on icy roads..." To read the full review, please click HERE!
An EXCITING Night for a Mini with Laminitis!Valentine was hurting...bad! Then her owner rustled up some CLB's and the MAGIC happened: "This has been an extremely exciting night for us!!! It's the first time Valentine has been able to go out on gravel since she foundered almost 2 years ago! So happy these came in the mail today. They fit perfectly and she may or may not be wearing her mother’s socks! 😉 She hasn’t wanted to go anywhere besides her paddock and stall - but tonight she went all over the property!"
- Melissa Anne, USAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDv2PCIty7w
These Boots are the BOMB!These boots are the BOMB!!!! My 30 year old retired show horse was having trouble keeping shoes on, so my farrier and I decided to take them off and let him go barefoot. Unfortunately he quickly became very sore and could barely walk out to the pasture. My farrier suggested I try Cavallo Boots, as he had a client who used them with great success. I immediately ordered a pair and they arrived two days later. The boots were incredibly easy to slip on and fasten....but the real test.... 1. Will they stay on? 2. Will they rub? The answer to 1. is YES!!! The answer to 2. is NO!!! My old boy walked out without any soreness and, once in the pasture, he proceeded to trot, then gallop around like he was a ten again! This, after barely being able to walk! He's worn his Cavallo's 24/7 for the last two months and he has yet to lose them or get a rub (even with a few crazy runs with his pasture mates!). I can't say enough about these durable, well-constructed boots and would highly recommend them to anyone. My farrier did quietly say the boots could put him out of business if everyone caught on to these... Once again they are the BOMB!!! -Martha Wentworth, USA
Back Country Horsemen of BC - Kicking Butt in Cavallos!“Thought you might be interested in this post. The paint mare I rode wore Cavallo Hoof Boots for three days of riding - a 60 km pack trip along the Collins Overland Telegraph Trail (west of Quesnel). I'm honored to be part of the first packers to travel this entire cleared section in 50 years - paying tribute to Dwight Dodge, enjoying fascinating history, and appreciating all the hard work of Rob and BCHBC North Cariboo chapter." -Tania Millen (photo taken by Rob LaFrance) To read more about the Back Country Horsemen of BC's quest to revitalize the historic Telegraph Trail, click HERE!
Nothing Comes Between this Mule and her Cavallos!"I love Cavallo boots! I've been using the Trek Slim boots on my mule for about eight years and they work great! Worth every penny. I still have the first pair I bought - I use them on the backs and bought new pairs for the front. These Boots really last a long time, I just can't say enough good things about them. They've never come, off no matter what I ride through, and I ride through some pretty thick mud and very rough terrain! Okay - I took some pictures of Pearl wearing her Cavallos. She's a 16-3 hand Percheron Tennessee Walker Mammoth Jack stock mule. I love my Cavallo Boots I've had one pair for 8 years and another pair for about six and they're still in great shape. I highly recommend these boots to people with mules as I've tried all types of boots before these and none worked efficiently - they all came off. The only boot that has stayed my mule is the Cavallo Trek Slim." -Meredith Andrews
The Happiest Haflinger - Competing in Cavallos"Me and my Haflinger pony Wilma have been really happy with our Cavallo boots! Wilma was barefoot when I bought her and I wanted to give her a chance to stay that way, despite that I was planning to turn her into a competing sport pony. With Cavallo boots, Wilma's hoofs are doing great even though we train 5-6 days a week on varying surfaces. We have also started our competing career with Cavallos! Cavallo boots have been easy to fit, easy to put on and easy to keep clean. They stay on tight and are comfortable for the horse! In Finland hoof boots are quite a new thing and people don't know that it's possible to compete in show jumping with boots. After buying Cavallo boots for Wilma, I got numerous questions on our Instagram account about going barefoot, using boots and training and competing with them. Barefoot Wilma can be found on Instagram at @dancingonfourlegs !" Picture: © Emma Pajuvesa Best wishes, Essi Sohlman So keep the letters and emails coming, we just can't get enough! Wishing you and your horses many happy trails,
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Biggest Congratulations to Gabriella Lynn!The Western Kentucky University (WKU) Equine Science Department recently released study results confirming Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots benefit horses. Now, the student researcher responsible for the study, Gabriella Lynn is in the spotlight again. She has been awarded a scholarship to London’s Royal Veterinary College (RVC). There, Lynn will pursue a joint undergraduate and veterinary degree. The RVC was ranked number one in the world for veterinary sciences by QS World University Rankings in 2019. A completed degree from the RVC will enable Lynn to practice veterinary medicine anywhere in in North America and Europe.
A Contributor to Equine WellnessA current WKU student, Lynn is graduating from WKU’s Gatton Academy. Only one full scholarship is awarded per year by the RVC. Lynn focuses on equine comfort, well-being, and health as an important motivator for her research projects. Through her recent studies and research findings, Lynn has become a significant contributor to the improvement of equine health and wellness.
Looking at Hoof Boots from a Scientific PerspectiveLynn authored an independent WKU study in 2019. This hoof boot study led to the conclusion that Cavallo Hoof Boots benefit horses. It was carried out by Lynn and WKU Assistant Professor, Dr. Jennifer Gill, through the Western Kentucky University Equine Science Department. The first study of its kind, it compared hoof boots to traditional metal shoes. Cavallo Trek Hoof Boots were featured as the study subject—and results confirmed that Cavallo Hoof Boots benefit horses by providing comfort, protection and minimizing potential hoof damage. The findings? Hoof boots significantly reduce pressure on the hoof. This study focused on surface area, force, and pressure exerted on horse’s hooves while traveling on the hard surface of asphalt. The scientists used FujiFilm Prescale imaging to determine the amount of pressure felt in the horse’s hooves. This film procedure allowed the scientists to see dynamic pressure through color mapping.
Best Wishes to GabriellaCavallo wishes Lynn all the best and everyone at Cavallo is looking forward to hearing about Lynn’s future accomplishments in the equine world! To read more about Lynn’s accomplishments and future plans, please click HERE! To watch WKU’s video report about their hoof boot study, plus a video with Lynn and Gill discussing the project, click HERE. READ THE ARTICLE published by TheHorse.com about Gabriella Lynn and Jennifer Gill’s first study conducted. This study was published in the Equine Veterinary Science Journal in 2019.
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Student Researcher Receives Scholarship to Royal Veterinary College Following Cavallo Hoof Boot Study
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