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"I just completed a 25-mile endurance ride in the Texas Hill Country..."

"I just completed a 25-mile endurance ride in the Texas Hill Country, on very steep, rocky trails. I hoped to get a completion with my barefoot, pot-belly horse (we didn’t ride much at all this summer, too hot!), never dreamed I would finish Top Ten place). Before the ride, we applied a Super Fast shoe and filled with Sole-Guard, and hoped it would get us through the first loop (15 miles) and back to camp where my hubby could touch up any product that got chewed off by the rocks. All four feet looked great at the first vet check, no touch-up needed.

The second loop was 10 miles and we finished that with all four feet still protected by your wonderful products. The very best thing about our ride was how my horse watched his footing carefully, because he thought he was barefoot! No horseshoe nails numbing up his feet! He slowed on the rocks and picked up speed on good footing. Other than walking down the steep drops and some stretches of very uneven rocky trail, we trotted and cantered the whole distance. We didn’t announce that we were going barefoot with Vettec products, but some people saw my hubby applying it at our camp before the ride. Word has spread and I’ve gotten several emails inquiring about the products."

–Cynthia Kovalchuk,
Rosharon, TX