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Are Cowboy Boots Bad for Your Feet, Back, or Knees? 3 Keys

For more times than I care to remember, I get asked if wearing cowboy boots causes me problems with my feet, back, or knees. The questions’ frequency made me wonder if I’m alone in not having issues, so I decided to find out if others have problems wearing cowboy boots. Cowboy boots are not bad …

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Best Cowboy Boots for Men and Women With Plantar Fasciitis

Cowboy boots are essential footwear for many people, but can you find a comfortable pair if you suffer from plantar fasciitis? Cowboy boots support the foot better than most shoes and are incredibly comfortable for people suffering from plantar fasciitis. After being diagnosed with plantar fasciitis, I started wearing Ariat cowboy boots and recommend them …

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How to Care for and Clean Horses Hooves: 6 Essential Steps

When my grandson visits, he helps groom our horses. He recently asked me to teach him how to care for his horse’s hooves, so I did, and I also decided to put some information together for other new horse owners. We groom our horses every day, including caring for their hooves. A thorough daily grooming …

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Do Thoroughbreds Have Bad Feet? 5 Traits of Poor Horse Hoofs

Our friends’ racehorse was scratched from its debut race for the second time. The horse has a hoof ailment, prompting my wife to ask if Thoroughbreds have bad feet? Thoroughbreds typically have bad feet. Their feet are weaker and less durable than most horse breeds. Thoroughbreds’ feet are typically flat-soled, long-toed, with thin, shelly walls, …

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