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...

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...

What to do about BRITTLE HOOVES

What to do about BRITTLE HOOVES

What causes brittle hooves? What can you do about it?  Find out here ... from diet to environment to even mental stress ... how do these things aff...

Have we forgotten the back hooves

Have We Forgotten the Back Hooves?

If your horse is having issues with the stifle, the SI joint, the hocks (think of twisting hocks), or is feeling short-strided in the back or 'chop...