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    Understanding the Shape of the Hoof

    Understanding the Shape of the Hoof
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    Learn the importance of following your horse's sole when trimming their hooves!
    The 'Perfect Circle' Is there a 'perfect circle' when dealing with hooves? While the answer can get very complex, the simple answer is...   NO!   The front feet of...

    Will Scoot Boots fit my horse? I'm travelling the Barefoot Road.

    Will Scoot Boots fit my horse? I'm travelling the Barefoot Road.
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    David Wallace transitions his horses to barefoot and trail rides in Scoot Boots.
    This is Geordie. He is an 11year old stock horse cross, who I have owned and ridden for 8 years. He came to me as a very green 3year old....

    What can nature teach us about hoof care?

    What can nature teach us about hoof care?
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    You've decided to pull your horse's shoes. Knowing that you're doing the best you can for your horse is all that counts when it comes to hoof care.
    So, you've decided to pull your horse's shoes Ahhhhhhhhhh, you've decided to pull your horses shoes. Does nature REALLY know best when it comes to hoof care?  'Cause it seems...

    Hoof Boots as a Spare Tyre

    Hoof Boots as a Spare Tyre
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    Does this mean that your adventure is over? Is your only option to turn around and return home? No, not you. You’ve prepared for this possibility. You dismount and pull a Scoot Boot out of your saddle bag. 
    You’ve planned your entire trip out in detail. You’ve gotten time off work, found a sitter for your pets and planned meals for the family. You know where you’re leaving...

    Can Hoof Boots Aid in Navicular Recovery?

    Can Hoof Boots Aid in Navicular Recovery?
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    A real advantage of keeping a horse barefoot is preserving his heels from all the friction and wear from moving against the shoe, according to farrier and veterinarian Stephen O’Grady of Northern Virginia Equine in the U.S, read how Hoof Boots can assist in navicular recovery.
    The horse’s heel is an exciting structure. Like the rest of the horse’s foot, it’s designed to absorb shock in a way that protects all the tissues above it all...

    Interview with Susan Tomlin and Dancealong, Grand Prix Dressage Rider in Scoot Boots. New Zealand, December 2019

    Interview with Susan Tomlin and Dancealong, Grand Prix Dressage Rider in Scoot Boots. New Zealand, December 2019
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    Shoes were not really working for Dancealong. Despite being on high quality hoof supplements and balanced nutrition he has a slow rate of hoof growth. The hooves would crack up to the nail holes and the shoe would fall off taking out a big chunk of wall in the process.
    You have a 12 year old Grand Prix Dressage horse. Can you tell us a little bit more about him?  His paddock name is Christmas as he was born just...

    Scoot Boot- Helping to Push for Industry Change

    Scoot Boot- Helping to Push for Industry Change
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    I have several horses that can go without, but the cool thing about the boots that I tried, out of the all the boot designs, Scoot Boots are very dynamic, they are more bendable, it’s like putting the perfect terrain underneath the horse for every step.
    Scoot Boot is passionate about the barefoot movement, which is why their hoof boots came into existence. Their lightweight, flexible and durable design provide an experience for your horse that...

    Heel First

    Heel First
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    What some brush off as minor mood swings, laziness, or “just too tired to move” could be clear indications that your horse is unbalanced in the hoof, causing a domino effect of stiffness, sharp pains or long-term soundness complications.
      What's the first thing you check when something is off with your horse? They’re not acting like themselves, are acting a little more crabby than usual and aren’t too...

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