Articles Tagged with ''Toe Clips''

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Get More Efficient When Applying Polysteel Shoes

These flexible shoes from EquiFlex and Equine Digit Support Systems are ideal for horses facing interfering or forging concerns

Non-traditional horseshoes are becoming increasingly popular among both farriers and horse owners. However, these shoes often require application methods that are considerably different from traditional steel shoes. 


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Rely On Concave To Grab More Ground

So why has it taken North American farriers so long to grab onto concave, the most English of all shoes?
While concave shoes have been popular for decades in the United Kingdom, they're only now starting to catch on among American shoers.
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Yukon Farrier's Business, Rustic Lifestyle Are A Perfect Fit

Shoeing in remote Canadian territory presents full range of challenges — including working outside when it’s minus 13 degrees
Reinhard Saure is the only full-time farrier in an area larger than the state of California. Living and working near Whitehorse in the Yukon Territory of northwestern Canada means recalibrating one’s sense of time and distance. The nearest big cities are Anchorage, Alaska, a 15-hour drive to the west and Edmonton, Alberta, 20 hours to the southeast.
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In evaluating the impact on forelimb kinetics during the swing phase of the trot, Hilary Clayton and other Michigan State University researchers found no significant differences between flat and egg bar shoes of the same weight.


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Research Journal

Bone scans have proven effective in identifying the source of pain in many difficult-to-diagnose lameness cases. Because foot lameness is frequently bilateral, comparing the intensity of uptake between left and right limbs to identify “hot spots” — as is typically done — can be misleading.
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Fitting Clips

Drawing the clip is only part of the job, making it fit properly on the foot is key
IN THE September/October issue, we described the process of how to make a clip shoe. Now let's discuss how to fit the clip on the foot.
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Personalized Shoeing in Big Sky Country

Forget cookie-cutter shoeing jobs - this shoer relies on sound shoeing and forging skills, a wealth of equine education and an innovative mind to deliver premium hoof care
IF YOU'RE looking for an article about a guy who just takes keg shoes out of a box and nails them onto horses' feet, you might as well stop reading.
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