Articles Tagged with ''steel shoes''



Farrier explains how the horses who carry New York's Tallest are kept safe and sound and shares what he's learned about traction
The New York City Police Department has 100 horses to patrol the city's five boroughs.
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Shoeing for a Living

Farriery Farm Aid

Nebraska's Gregg Kremer started shoeing to try and save the family homestead
A few years back, Gregg Kremer was right in the middle of an unfortunate continuing economic story — and he wasn't enjoying it much.
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57 Chevy

Vintage Trucks Become Eye-Catching Shoeing Rigs

These 1950s-era pickups capture attention wherever they go after modern shoeing bodies are blended with the original lines and curves

Onlookers might ignore even the most elite show horses if the classic beauties turned into shoeing rigs by Dan Burke and Roy Bloom happen to drive up.

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Red Renchin

Machine Provides Hammerless Shoe-Shaping

Farrier Red Renchin's home-built machine shapes t he shoes to unique hoof shapes and sizes for 350 horses

IT WAS AMERICAN author Elbert Hubbard (1856-1815) who said, “One machine can do the work of 50 ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”

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Online With The Farriers Forum

Proximal Hoof Cracks

Q: Could someone please discuss any experience they may have had with hoof cracks that start at the hairline? What causes them and how can they best be treated when shoeing?

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The Right Shoe

Peekaboo Vs. Hospital Plates

Consider two options for bruise protection or easier hoof medication

AT TIMES, there are good reasons for using a plate to cover the sole area of a horse’s foot. It may be to protect a bruised sole or frog or for keeping medication in the proper place.

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Meet The Horseshoe Inspector!

The Tournament of Roses Parade learned the hard way that traction devices are a necessity
IT'S 3 A.M. on New Year's Day. While the rest of Pasadena, Calif., sleeps, the hustle and bustle of numerous equestrians and 300 horses, ponies and mules gather underneath a closed-off lower level of the freeway preparing for the 5-mile trek down the Tournament of Roses Parade route.
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