The "Right Angle" - Scoot Boots

The Right Angle!

  Last post I talked about that 45* angle that should be trimmed onto the hooves. I want to expand on that a bit to make sure that everyone underst...

How To Do a Mustang Roll - Scoot Boots

How To Do a Mustang Roll

We've all heard so much about Mustang Roll for our horses' hooves. What is so great about a nice, clean mustang roll? And why do we want to even do...

The Flat Footed Horse - Scoot Boots

The Flat Footed Horse

What is considered to be a "Flat Footed Horse"? Well, anatomically, the hoof capsule should be a "cozie" for the foot, the P3, inside the capsule. ...

That Certain "Flare"! - Scoot Boots

That Certain "Flare"!

There is 'flair' and then, there are "flares" . . . . . . Of course, we all want our horses to have 'flair' but not the "flare"  that indicates iss...

Functional Anatomy of the Equine Hoof - Scoot Boots

Functional Anatomy of the Equine Hoof

It occurred to me this morning, as I'm reading various hoof-help posts, that owners and many hoofcare practitioners have little understanding of wh...

Sneakers for Horses

Sneakers for Horses

The question I get asked the most about my horse when people see I don’t have her in metal horseshoes has to be: What are hoof boots and why do yo...

Connection between teeth and hooves - Scoot Boots

Teeth 'n' Hooves

This past week I was privileged to be able to observe some HUGE differences in the movement of a horse and his body positioning after having his te...

What Do Healthy Hooves Look Like?

What Do Healthy Hooves Look Like?

It occurred to me this morning, as I was again consulting with someone about her sore-footed horse, that there seems to be a lack of healthy-lookin...