A uniquely designed technological improvement is
shedding new light on the most basic tool in the tack room. The “Illuminated
Hoof Pick” from MJ Equine Tools not only provides a top of the line
stainless steel pick and stiff nylon brush, what sets it apart is that it is
the first to also sport an innovative battery powered LED light on the tip.
The sturdy Illuminated Hoof Pick is designed for the toughest work, offers
an easy grip handle, and is even water resistant.
As any educated equine pro will attest, meticulous hoof picking should be
part of the daily grooming schedule to help prevent horse hoof problems
caused by impacted stones and other debris. Cleaning a horse's hooves with
the Illuminated Hoof Pick provides a better view to clean out the debris,
but also to spot problems such as a puncture wound or hoof cracks before
they become a bigger problem.
The inventors of the patent pending Illuminated Hoof Pick, Mara Glunz and
Joanne Stoynoff, are long time equine enthusiasts with over 30 years
experience in riding, training, grooming and management – and even winners
of a few championships along the way. One day while teaching a lesson on
hoof cleaning in the stable, the proverbial light, and in this case, almost
literally, went on in Mara’s mind. “This would be much easier if the hoof
pick had a light,” she said. And the idea of the Illuminated Hoof Pick was
The MJ Equine Tools Illuminated Hoof Pick sells for $24.99 and is available
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