When forging or modifying shoes, where do you rest your hammer on the anvil?
Where you set it down could influence your efficiency and be detrimental to your tool, says Drummond, Wis., farrier Roy Bloom of Bloom Forge.
Ethylene-vinyl acetate — better known as memory foam — is noted for its softness and flexibility. Manufacturers use it for mattresses, pillows and shoe liners to provide comfort and support for human consumers. Lake Elmo, Minn., farrier Scott Lampert uses them for the same reasons with horses.
Do you find that you’re curious about the palmar angle of the third phalanx, but radiographs aren’t available? Farrier Shane Westman offers a tip that he learned at a clinic conducted by Hall Of Fame equine veterinarian Ric Redden.
Illinois farrier Vern Powell shares the benefits of looking at feet in terms of steel length instead of a standard factory shoe sizes. It could give you a leg up in a forging competition or when sitting for an examination.
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