Dave Macdonald and Annette Kaitinis are co-founders and directors of Scoot Boot. Both live in Tasmania, Australia. Dave spent his early life as a jackaroo in Queensland, Australia and then moved to the United States and trained horses working on ranches. He then trained to be a farrier in the USA and spent 15 years working as a farrier before heading on his barefoot journey. He is the creator and designer of the Scoot Boot.