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February 07, 2018

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New University Research Proves Ice Horse Hoof Boots Effective

 

Digital cryotherapy is commonly used for laminitis prophylaxis and treatment. Currently validated methods for distal limb cryotherapy involve wet application or compression technology. There is a need for a practical, affordable, dry cryotherapy method that effectively cools the digit.

The objective of this study was to evaluate the hoof wall surface temperatures (HWSTs) achieved with a novel dry cryotherapy technology.

 

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January 03, 2018


Ice Horse is selected as the Official Ice Therapy Product of the US Equestrian Federation

 Ice Horse®, a leading producer of equine cold therapy products, is proud to announce that the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has selected Ice Horse as their Official Cold Therapy Products.

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November 14, 2016


The Carolina Equestrian - Hot or Cold Ice Horse Has It!

"Great horses are hard to find. Ice Horse Cold Therapy is a big part of our regime, helping our winners stay in top form from year to year."

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September 15, 2016


CANADA KNOWS COLD: CANADIAN EQUESTRIAN TEAM SELECTS ICE HORSE COLD THERAPY FOR 2016 OLYMPICS

The Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) is pleased to announce they have selected MacKinnon Products’ Ice Horse as their official cold therapy treatment for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics to be held in Rio August 05 - 21.


“We were thrilled to receive a call” said Julie Garella, Ice Horse CEO. “CET let us know the team had selected Ice Horse products once again as their cold therapy solution for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The results were so good for Pan American Games in 2015 that the CET decided to use an assortment of products from Big Black Boots to Back Blankets while training for, and competing at, the upcoming Olympics 2016.”


Canadian dressage and eventing Team horse therapist, Dr. Usha Knabe speaks to the benefits of Ice Horse products, “Ice therapy is an age old method and we have been using it in international sport for a long time. What Ice Horse has been able to provide is a solution for easy to use, consistent and reliable ice therapy. Ice Horse products allow you to access multiple areas like the back, stifle, knee and hock. You also know that it’s not too cold and that you are providing effective treatment. With these products we have been able to provide ice therapy to our team horses and the results speak for themselves.”


About Ice Horse
For over 15 years Ice Horse has been the trusted name in cold therapy for horses and riders. The products feature inserts which when frozen turn to soft fluffy snow, mold to the horse legs and stay cold for over two hours. To learn more visit www.icehorse.net


About the Canadian Equestrian Team:
The Canadian Equestrian Team (CET), a committee of Equine Canada, is responsible for developing, selecting and training all international teams in the eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). These eight include the three Olympic disciplines of dressage, eventing and jumping, as well as driving, endurance, para-equestrian, reining and vaulting.


The CET sends Canadian riders across the globe to compete individually and as a team at the Olympic Games, Pan American Games, World Equestrian Games, World Cups, and more. To learn more, visit www.equinecanada.ca.

August 03, 2016


CANADA KNOWS COLD: CANADIAN EQUESTRIAN TEAM SELECTS ICE HORSE COLD THERAPY FOR 2016 OLYMPICS

The Canadian Equestrian Team (CET) is pleased to announce they have selected MacKinnon Products’ Ice Horse as their official cold therapy treatment for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics to be held in Rio August 05 - 21.

“We were thrilled to receive a call” said Julie Garella, Ice Horse CEO. “CET let us know the team had selected Ice Horse products once again as their cold therapy solution for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The results were so good for Pan American Games in 2015 that the CET decided to use an assortment of products from Big Black Boots to BackBlankets while training for, and competing at, the upcoming Olympics 2016.”

Canadian dressage and eventing Team horse therapist, Dr. Usha Knabe speaks to the benefits of Ice Horse products, “Ice therapy is an age old method and we have been using it in international sport for a long time. What Ice Horse has been able to provide is a solution for easy to use, consistent and reliable ice therapy. Ice Horse products allow you to access multiple areas like the back, stifle, knee and hock. You also know that it’s not too cold and that you are providing effective treatment. With these products we have been able to provide ice therapy to our team horses and the results speak for themselves.”

About Ice Horse
For over 15 years Ice Horse has been the trusted name in cold therapy for horses and riders. The products feature
inserts which when frozen turn to soft fluffy snow, mold to the horse legs and stay cold for over two hours. To learn more visit www.icehorse.net

About the Canadian Equestrian Team
The Canadian Equestrian Team (CET), a committee of Equine Canada, is responsible for developing, selecting and training all international teams in the eight equestrian disciplines recognized by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI). These eight include the three Olympic disciplines of dressage, eventing and jumping, as well as driving, endurance, para-equestrian, reining and vaulting.

The CET sends Canadian riders across the globe to compete individually and as a team at the Olympic Games, Pan American Games, World Equestrian Games, World Cups, and more. To learn more, visit www.equinecanada.ca.

April 13, 2016


USEF Names Short List for the U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team

RELEASE: April 13, 2016
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: USEF Communications Department

-Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.)

 

Lexington, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named 10 athletes and their horses to the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team. The athletes and their horses will compete in designated CSIO/CSI observation events taking place May 12 – June 26, 2016.

The following athletes and horses have been named to the Short List for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team (in alphabetical order):

Lucy Davis (Los Angeles, Calif.) and Old Oak Farm’s Barron, a 2004 Belgian Warmblood gelding

Margie Engle (Wellington, Fla.) and Elm Rock Partners, LLC’s Royce, a 2004 Oldenburg stallion

Kent Farrington (Wellington, Fla.) with Robin Parsky and his own Gazelle, a 2006 Belgian Warmblood mare, and Amalaya Investments’ Voyeur, a 2002 KWPN gelding

Lauren Hough (Wellington, Fla.) and The Ohlala Group’s Ohlala, a 2004 Swedish Warmblood mare

Reed Kessler (Lexington, Ky.) and Kessler Show Stable’s Cylana, a 2002 Belgian Warmblood mare

Laura Kraut (Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) with Old Willow Farms, LLC’s Deauville S, a 2006 Holsteiner gelding, and Zeremonie, a 2007 Holsteiner mare

Beezie Madden (Cazenovia, N.Y.) with Abigail Wexner’s Breitling LS, a 2006 Dutch Warmblood stallion, Cortes ‘C’, a 2002 Belgian Warmblood gelding, Quister, a 2004 Selle Francais gelding, and Simon, a 1999 KWPN gelding

Todd Minikus (Loxahatchee, Fla.) and Jack Snyder’s Babalou 41, a 2005 Oldenburg mare

Callan Solem (Glennmore, Pa.) and Horseshoe Trail Farm, LLC’s VDL Wizard, a 2003 KWPN gelding

McLain Ward (Brewester, N.Y.) with Double H Farm & Francois Mathy’s HH Azur, a 2006 Belgian Warmblood mare, and Sagamore Farm's Rothchild, a 2001 Warmblood gelding

Further information regarding the U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team selection process can be found on USEF.org. All nominations to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team are subject to approval by the United States Olympic Committee.

The USEF International High Performance Programs are generously supported by the USET Foundation, USOC, and USEF Sponsors and Members.

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April 12, 2016


Wine Country Barrel Racers Press Release

Ice Horse chills out with Wine County Barrel Racers

 WCBR is thrilled to announce that Ice Horse® will be the official sponsor of the "Dream Team" competition at the Wine Country Barrel Racer’s Firecracker Race, July 2 & 3, and the WCBR Finals Oct 29 & 30, 2016.

 For over 15 years Ice Horse has set the standard for Equine cold therapy products. “Barrel horses work hard and should be treated just like an athlete.”  Says Ice Horse owner Julie Garella.  “With regular use, our products can help equine athletes prevent injury, perform better and recover faster after a run. “

 Company reps will be on hand during the events to provide education and talk about the benefits of using cold therapy daily and will demonstrate how to use the Ice Horse products. “Understanding how to select and use the correct cold therapy products is the key to achieving results” says Garella.

  Suspensory ligaments, tendons, pasterns, knees, hooves, hocks, stifles and sore backs are the equine body parts currently addressed by Ice Horse’s ever-growing product line.

To get a head start visit www.icehorse.net and see how you can protect, perform and recover you horse faster by using Ice Horse products. 

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