Rasping the hoof wall in a horse's barefoot trim

Does your Horse need Hoof Boots?

Part 3 of the Brainy Hoof Blog by Christa Lesté-Lasserre The smooth outer surface of the hoof is the hoof wall. It is the part of the hoof that is ...

Heel first-Scoot Boot

Heel First

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 hoo...

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...