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EasyCare History

Here at EasyCare, it's all about the horse and their human partners. Our business is manufacturing and distributing proven equine products that will enhance performance, provide protection, increase comfort for the horse and rider, and enrich the overall human-horse experience. Throughout five thousand years of domestication, the horse has had a more significant impact on human history than any other animal. Our goal is to help make the future of the horse/rider relationship as fulfilling and exciting as the past.

What began in 1970 with the invention of the first Easyboot by Dr. Neel Glass to help a beloved family horse suffering from navicular disease, has since evolved into an entire line of hoof boots that provide an excellent alternative to iron shoes. This is due in part to the dedication, desire and diligence on the part of an incredible team of people. We're a company that cares deeply about horses and we will continue to develop products that provide comfort, support and performance for our equine partners. We are more committed than ever to continue to create innovative hoof boot designs with features and options that will allow horse owners to provide a natural hoofcare solution for their horses.

Mission

The mission of our team is to improve the well-being of horses by providing the equestrian community with superior service, education and innovative equine products.

Vision

Our vision is to lead the way - through relationships and innovative behavior - to an equine industry revolution in hoof care practice.

Values

Relationships are the life blood of our business. We approach each interaction with empathy and respect. We act as a corporate family that takes ownership of our life togehter. Education for our customers and selves empowers our community. We build our culture of integrity through honesty, doing what we say and consistency in our actions. Having the courage to be innovative moves the needle in our personal and professional lives. Life is short - have fun! We cultivate an intense culture, but fight against a tense culture. 

 

EASYCARE PATENTS

EasyCare has devoted a considerable amount of resources to intellectual property. This effort has been spent for the benefit of EasyCare and our dealer network in two areas:

1) Ensuring our designs do not infringe on the patent rights of others:

Extensive patent searches have been performed and are performed when new products are introduced.

 

2) Protecting the unique ideas that make the EasyCare hoof boots work so well:

Currently, EasyCare has two US patents issued, a PCT patent issued and several more pending. Patents are also pending worldwide.

 

Issued US Patents:

EasyCare hoof boots are protected by US Patent #’s 5,661,363; D440,363.

EasyCare hoof boot gaiters are protected by US Patent # 7,174,858.

 

Issued PCT Patents:

EasyCare distributes the Old Mac’s branded hoof boot line under PCT Patent #AU99/00800.

 

Pending US and PCT Patents:

  1. Boa Horse Boot
  2. Easyboot Epic
  3. Easyboot Bare
  4. New Easyboot Buckle System
  5. New Hoof Boot Tread System
  6. E-Z Ride Stirrup Cushion System

 

Partner Patents:

EasyCare partnered with Boa Technology to bring the Boa Horse Boot to market. The Boa System is protected by US Patent #’s 5,934,599; 6,202,953; 6,289,558. Other US and foreign patents pending.

 

EasyCare and EasyCare Partner Trademarks:
Easyboot®
Easyboot Bare®
Bare®
Bare is Better®
Epic®
Old Mac’s®
Boa®