Articles Tagged with ''Toe Clips''

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Clipping Criterion

Some dos and don'ts on using clips
Pulling and correctly using clips are essential skills for the modern farrier who wishes to be among the best.
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Will These Gadgets Catch On?

A look at two new products their farrier inventors hope will find a place in your shoeing rig

There are a lot of tools and devices found in shoeing rigs and boxes that have one factor in common.


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Pad Cutters -- Love 'Em or Ignore 'Em

Many farriers will never own pad cutters, while others swear by this seldom-seen tool for its time-saving and profit-building benefits
Pad cutters would probably appear far down the list of essential tools for most farriers.
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Breaking in Keg Shoes

Breaking in Keg Shoes

California farrier says making a few minor adjustments improves the fit.

When you buy a new pair of boots, they may need a little “breaking in” before they’ll fit comfortably.


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Farriers' Roundtable

Q: “If a horse bears more weight on the front side of the hind hoof, why do so many shoers seem to compromise this area by squaring the toes and setting the shoe back?”  —Washington Farrier
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Toe Clips Vs. Side Clips

While the battle lines have apparently been drawn between European and American interests, an argument over whether toe or side clips are best led several high level trainers and riders to switch farriers earlier this year.
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Farriers' Roundtable

If clips are too thin, they can break off or bend. When clips are too low, they aren’t of any benefit if used with a pad and may not be much of a benefit even without a pad.
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